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Assignment for this unit includes the following exercises:



1-) Writing musical materials (a theme, a melodic cell) of 12 beats eaach


     1.a-) Write 1or 2 sketches for each instrument reviewed in the chapter (violin, viola, cello, bass)

      1.b) Select two instruments of the four studied in the chapter and write a passage of four bars, in which these two instruments are included.

      1.c)  Select the other two instruments and  write a different four bars passage using these two instruments.


Considerations when doing this homework:

   -Remember to follow the instrument's appropriate range. (This indicatethe exclusive area where the instrument can performed.

   -Include some of the effects mentioned in the chapter and write them with the appropriate notation (all accesible on FINALE)

   -Use dynamic marks (fortes, pianos, crescendos, decrescendo signs)

   -Use articulations (Leatto, staccato, markato, tenutto, etc)



-Please remember that all material created must be looking towards its possibility of inclusion in the collective. So the materials written here, must work well against the mateials written for the wind family.

-Work carefully and creatively