Theory and Analysis Answer 20

Add soprano, alto, and tenor voices as well as a Roman numeral analysis to complete the example according to the given figured bass. Your realization should demonstrate the voice-leading principles of the common-practice period.

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This is one possible solution. Note the detailed analysis and modulation point.

For further study of part-writing in a 4-part texture, see:

Kostka, Stephan and Dorothy Payne. Tonal Harmony: With an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music. 7th edition. McGraw-Hill, 2012.

These skills are covered throughout the Kostka text, from the earliest chapters on diatonic triads to the later chapters on chromatic chords and modulation. However, the sections that may prove the most helpful are: Chapter 3 (page 45 in particular), Chapters 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14,15, 16,17,18, 22, 23 (all cover material that could potentially be needed to answer this question successfully).