Bach chorales from Boyd and Riemenscheider, COMPOSITION PRACTICE, Uncategorized

Further Bach chorale exercise worked and compared to original

Riemenscheider 129, Keinen hat Gott verlassen worked from the soprano part alone:

I found this resource for A level and first year university students very helpful and this time wrote  modulations and main cadences first:

Boyd chorale exercise 5; my attempt



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Mine version has too many false relations but is I hope ‘singable’.  The final Tierce de Picardie is the one modification I put in after seeing the original BAch’ I’d forgotten about that option!

Bach original:



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