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Section 18.5 Practice Exercises

1

Analyze the following secondary diminished chords with lead–sheet symbols above and Roman numerals with figured bass symbols below.

2

Write the following secondary diminished chords. Include lead–sheet symbols above. Include key signatures.

3

Analyze the following excerpt with lead–sheet symbols above and Roman numerals with figured bass inversion symbols below. Analyze non–chord tones in parentheses.

Figure 18.5.1 Freddie Mercury, “We Are the Champions” (1977)
Answer
  • Lead–sheet: 1. \(\left.\text{F}\right.\); 2. \(\left.\text{Am}\right.\); 3. \(\left.\text{B}^♭{}\right.\); 4. \(\left.\text{F}^♯{}^{\circ}{}^{7}\right.\); 5. \(\left.\text{D}\middle/\text{F}^{♯}\right.\); 6. \(\left.\text{Gm}\right.\)

  • Figured bass: 1. \(\left.\text{I}\right.\); 2. \(\left.\text{iii}\right.\); 3. \(\left.\text{IV}\right.\); 4. \(\left.\text{vii}^{\circ}{}^{7}\middle/\text{ii}\right.\); 5. \(\left.\text{V}^{6}\middle/\text{ii}\right.\); 6. \(\left.\text{ii}\right.\)

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