Welcome!
Just a few a ground rules first...

Promotion, advertising and link building is not permitted.

If you are keen to learn, get to grips with something with the willing help of one of the net's original musician forums
or possess a genuine willingness to contribute knowledge - you've come to the right place!

Register >

- Close -
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Tips and common mistakes for composition and modulation?

  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Jan 2018
    Posts
    4

    Tips and common mistakes for composition and modulation?

    a.k.a. Question 3 in the Grade 6 ABRSM paper.

    I'm almost clueless about this part.

    Basically, I get the outline of the exercise - phrasing appropriately, modulating to the right key, but there are pretty wide gaps in my understanding of doing it. I just need to find out what I really, really need to avoid.

    To give you a clearer idea of what I'm talking about, a sample of such a question is attached.

    q3abrsm.jpeg

    Any useful help would be greatly appreciated.

  2. #2
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Apr 2018
    Location
    Sioux Falls South Dakota
    Posts
    12
    This is just a quick suggestion but since the Haydn is arpeggiating a chord in D Major why not just write a few more bars that do the same type of arpeggios but built on other diatonic steps of the key. i.e. Eminor, F#minor, G Major, A Dominant etc...

Similar Threads

  1. Common chord modulation
    By TJM in forum Composition, Arranging & Analysis
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-12-2012, 08:27 PM
  2. 5 Mistakes Pianists Make
    By Wonderland in forum Piano & Keys Forum
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 11-03-2010, 12:36 AM
  3. common key changes, bridge changes, chorus changes
    By fingerpikingood in forum Music Theory
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 08-14-2009, 10:38 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •