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Lesson XXV. Chord-lines and Intervals.                   66
Materials of Melody—The Arpeggio; its In­fluence, and an Inference—Illustrations—Two Points—The Wide Leap—Illustrations and Rules—Modifications—An Exception—The Ap­proach.
Exercise 25.
Lesson XXVI. Rhythm {resumed).                              70
Its Importance—Various Groupings—The Ac­cent—Diversified Rhythm—Repetitions—Scale-lines—Chord-lines—Importance of Restraint— Illustrations—Unity and Variety.
Exercise 26.
Lesson XXVII. Accompaniment of Melody.             75
Simplicity—Partial Accompaniment—Four-part Accompaniment—Main Points Summarized.
Exercise 27.
Lesson XXVIII. The Period {resumed).                       80
Analogy of Language—The Two Phrases Com­pared—Parallel, Complement, Antithesis.
Exercise 28.
Lesson XXIX. The Tune.                                            84
Twofold or Threefold Construction—Example of Two-part Construction—Its Analysis—Ex­ample of Three-part Construction—Its Examina­tion—Character and Style—Manner of Render­ing—A Mental Picture for the Extempore Player —Summary.
Exercise 29.
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