Grade Six Music Theory - Melodic Decoration Exercises (A5)
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Types of Melodic Decoration
1. Name the types of melodic decoration you might expect to see in the grade 6 exam: (the first letter has been given)
a) A_____________________ & A_____________________
d) P_____________________ & P______________________
2. Match these definitions to the types of melodic decoration from question 1:
|They are either "down a 2nd, down a 3rd then up a 2nd" OR "a step one way, and a leap the other"...|
|They are chord notes which belong to the previous chord and they resolve upwards...|
|They fall in between two different chord notes which are a 3rd apart...|
|They are chord notes which belong to the previous chord which resolve downwards...|
|They fall between two identical chord notes...|
|They are a tonic or dominant note played continuously...|
|They are chord notes which belong to the next chord ...|
3. The boxed notes are types of melodic decoration. Name the type for each one.
Include a full description: [accented, unaccented, chromatic, upper, lower] as appropriate.