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Phrase-by-Phrase Walkthrough (3)

Phrase 4

1. Melody and Bass Notice that the fp on beat 4 is only in the left hand. On the other hand, the most dissonant intervals between the two hands (7ths and 9ths) occur on the downbeats. How do you reconcile these two seeming contradictions? 2. Soprano and Alto In this phrase, the changing note figure of the alto is transformed into a turn, suggesting an emphasis on its expressive first note, followed by a diminuendo. In bar 3, the alto can help to guide the crescendo in the melody. 3....

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