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Music Theory for Computer Musicians by Michael Hewitt

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Exercises

To complete these exercises, you will need to use an arpeggiator or a pencil tool with which to compose and draw the notes of an arpeggio pattern (onto, say, piano roll view of your sequencer).

You can download the answers to the chapter exercises from www.courseptr.com/downloads.

1.Develop and sequence an eight-step arpeggio pattern using a resolution of sixteenth notes that traces the following two-bar chord progression.

2.Compose and sequence a sixteen-step arpeggio pattern that traces the chord of A minor. Introduce at least two passing notes into the pattern.
3.List three kinds of non-harmonic tones.
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