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Improvising Using Your Current Piece (8)

Improvising inspired by the form and musical features from your current piece

This article provides a further example of how to improvise inspired by the form and musical features found in your current piece, using Chopin’s Mazurka Op.17 No.4 as the given example. A quick analysis of the Mazurka reveals the following form, or structure: Introductory chords Section A Section B (in A major) Section A (decorated repeat) Coda Final chords (a repeat of the introductory chords) Introductory chords and Section A Notice the LH introductory chords in which only the middle note changes. Also, notice that Section A begins...

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