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Harmony Reconstruction: Changing Notes Exercises

Grade 7 Music Theory Q2. Adding Changing Notes to a Harmonic Outline (Lesson 5)

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A. Answer the questions.

  1. Changing notes can be added between melody notes of any interval, except which one? lightbulbette
  2. Are changing notes usually consonant or dissonant with the rest of the chord? lightbulbette
  3. Changing notes consist of what? (Choose) i) Two steps, ii) Two leaps or iii) A leap and a Step lightbulbette
  4. The two intervals created by changing notes should move how?  (Choose) i) in the same direction or ii) in the opposite direction. lightbulbette
  5. True or false? Consecutive 5ths/8ves caused by adding a changing note are allowed. lightbulbette


B. Find and circle six changing notes in this piece.




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