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Harmony Reconstruction: Reconstruction Intro Exercises

Grade 7 Music Theory Q2: Introduction to the Reconstruction Question - Exercises (Lesson 1)

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  1.  Question 2 in the grade 7 music theory exam asks you to reconstruct a piece of music from any musical era. answer
  2.  You will be given a harmonic outline, and will have to make it sound like a real piece of music. answer
  3.  It's important to show your creativity as a composer and try to use contemporary techniques. answer
  4.  It's ok to change the given chords if you think you can write something which sounds better. answer
  5.  It's a good idea to re-use some of the existing rhythms of the piece. answer
  6.  You should only use one type of melodic decoration throughout, to be consistent. answer
  7.  You don't have to decorate every chord. answer
  8.  Chords marked with a pause should not be decorated. answer
  9.  The soprano line in a chorale should be decorated as much as possible. answer
  10.  The rules of harmony don't apply in this question. answer


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