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Offline kikosp2001

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Help please
« on: March 02, 2010, 10:50:26 AM »
I need someone to help me with an analysis for Bach Polonaise from French Suite number six BWV 817.
I have something written,but I don't use quite a good terminology:

So this is the polonaise:

What significance does have Bach's use of non-harmonic tones?To me,perhaps it has a modulative significance because whenever he uses accidental,that's when the piece modulates.
And did Bach broke any ''rule'' or created any exception? It seems to me that he used several times a big interval leap.

Please help.

Offline Bob

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Re: Help please
«Reply #1 on: March 14, 2010, 10:37:15 PM »
Bach made the rules so he can't break them.  Haha.

I've heard it makes modulation less jarring if the new notes are introduced gradually -- #4, b7.
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