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Mus 1302 Theory II Creating Dissonance with Non-Chord Tones Dissonance may be added to 2-voice counterpoint and to 3- and 4-voice partwriting in the following ways: NCT What to look for: What to do: p skip of a third fill in the interval of the third on the offbeat > p skip of a third move the second pitch to the offbeat; fill in the third on the onbeat un repeated or sustained note add a pitch a step above on the offbeat (or weak beat) ln repeated or sustained note add a pitch a step below on the offbeat (or weak beat) s step down move the second pitch to the offbeat; sustain or repeat the first pitch, placing it on the beat
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Unformatted text preview: r step up move the second pitch to the offbeat; sustain or repeat the first pitch, placing it on the beat In 3- and 4-voice partwriting, suspensions are typically used as follows: S Type Chord member delayed Chord inversion 4-3 third root position 9-8 doubled root root position 7-6 root 1 st inversion (often vii o6 ) 2-3 third in the bass (only) 1 st inversion NOTE: Suspensions are rarely used on 2 nd inversion chords. For further ideas on creating dissonance, see ch. 11, “Embellishing a Simple Texture,” pp. 177-8....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course MUS 1302 taught by Professor Miller during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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