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92                             Extempore Playing
(6) With unessential variations, very common:
(7) Only partial, with considerable change in the material:
129                                                                                         _____________ Meyerbeer
The sequence should not occur more than three times, according to the accepted dictum of the theorists, although many instances of a further extension are to be found.
The sequence is made on a higher or lower pitch than the original figure. There is no definite limit as to how far, but in general it may be said that it can be one, two, or three steps higher with good effect, and the same in a lower position.
(8) Opposite construction:
(9) Reproduction of characteristics:
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