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9. SATB Writing for Voices Exercises

Grade Five Theory Lesson 9: SATB (Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass) Exercises

Update: SATB was removed from the ABRSM Grade 5 syllabus in 2018 and there will no longer be SATB questions in the ABRSM exam. 

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Exercise 1: Rewriting in Short Score

a) This open score passage for SATB choir is adapted from Bach's Chorale No.362. Rewrite it in short score.

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b) This open score passage is adapted from Bach's Fugue No.14 (Book 1 of the Well Tempered Klavier). Rewrite it in short score.

 

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Exercise 2: Rewriting in Open Score

a) This short score passage for SATB choir is adapted from Bach's Chorale no. 300. Rewrite it in open score.

 

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b) This passage is adapted from Bach's Fugue No.16 (Book 1 of the Well Tempered Klavier). Rewrite it in open score.

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