Illustrations in Choir Accompaniment

Illustrations in Choir Accompaniment

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...or sixth to the voice part. Fourths and fifths may sometimes be tallied tones. permitted when the effect they produce is but transient, especially when they occur upon the unaccented part of the measure. It is to be noted further that it is preferable to have the sustained tones lie above the notes which give the rhythmic motion, when a reasonably legato organ effect is desired. In accompanimental figuration of a more elaborate character, the same principle will be found to obtain. A few illustrations of the treatment of some common formulas of accompaniment follow. From an examination of these, the pupil should be able to treat other forms an far as practicable upon the organ. Pcd. "Triplet" At a, Example 94, the triplet "springs" from the sustained tone, and the octave of the and other Bass /qx js "held over - so at on the last note of the triplet the full chord is heard. This Figuration. / r corresponds measurably with the effect produced by using the pedal of the piano. It will depend somewhat upon the nature of the accompaniment desired whether these tones be held over in this manner, or the single sufctained note held. For an accompaniment intended to be light and transparent, it is often preferable not to hold them, as the sustained tone will give the passage a sufficiently legato character. If the piano figure contains double notes, thus: both the third and fifth may be sustained from the outset, thus: 1 r T The Manual Bass may likewise sustain the fundamental tone (as at b), the pedals supporting the rhythmic accent by repeating the fundamental tone. At b, comparison of Examples 93 and 94 will show that by means of the eighth-rest, or Tremolo in the! introduced after the first triplet has been heard, the...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123661304X
  • 9781236613042