How many hands
does an organist have?
Many think that two
but Samuel Scheidt wrote
that both feet should be treated
as a third hand.
This makes sense
when you think that
in every chorale setting
or a hymn
the feet could play
any voice in the appropriate range,
be it the bass with 16',
the tenor with 8',
the alto with 4',
or even the soprano with 2'.
Ausra's Harmony Exercise:
Modulation from C Major to A Minor: I-ii42-V65-I=III-iv-iv+65-i64-V-V7/6-i
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