Monday, June 8, 2009

A basic canon at the seventh and two elaborations

Still working with ideas from Hugo Norden's The Technique of Canon.

This time I used three measures of the dux before bringing in the comes.

This required me to use a multiple of three for the amount of measures inside the repeat signs and gave me a critical juncture of the last six measures.

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Here is my first elaboration using one measure of the basic, first species canon as one beat of the elaboration. The extension is there to make a good ending cadence:

In the second elaboration, I still use one measure of the basic canon for one beat if the new one -- this time in 9/8 time. It is transposed to suit the range and tessitura of the instruments:

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