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Figured Bass: Revision of Chords Exercises


Grade 7 Music Theory. Q1: Revision of Chords - Exercises

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 Figured Bass

Exercise 1

Write the figures underneath the bass line for this full realisation. Leave 5-3 chords blank unless they are part of a 6-4 progression or chromatically altered. Remember to include any necessary accidentals.


 chord revision 1


Exercise 2

Find and circle five mistakes in this realisation. The mistakes are as follows:

a. An illegal consecutive 5th
b. An illegal consecutive octave
c. A incorrectly realised figure
d. One chord with incorrect doubling
e. One chord with an illegal missing triad note

 chord revision 2



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