Grade 7 Music Theory: Complete Course and Exercises
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This course covers knowledge and skills required to answer everything in the ABRSM grade 7 music theory exam. Each question is explained in detail, with a step-by-step guide on how to tackle it. It includes completing a Bach-style chorale, and keyboard style pieces, creating a harmonic reconstruction, composition and score-reading tips.
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- Exercises and model answers
- Problems to watch out for
- Choosing chords to fit the given melody
- Common progressions
- 7th chords
- Revision of chords
- Introduction to the figured bass question
- Introduction to the reconstruction question
- Passing notes
- Auxiliary notes
- Changing notes
- How to reconstruct a chorale from a harmonic outline
- How to reconstruct a keyboard piece from a harmonic outline
- Composition and Score reading tips and strategies
Each chapter provides a step-by-step explanation of the theory, with lots of musical examples. Each chapter is followed by a series of practice exercises. All answers are provided, including model answers for the subjective questions.
Suitable for home-study, or for use with your music teacher (age 15-adult).
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