Prelude with Rests on first 16th

It is very common in baroque keyboard compositions to find a diminution that is similar to Bariolage but instead includes a 16th note rest at the beginning of each beat. Here is what our prelude looks like with this type of diminution:

Using Keyboard Buddy (unit 1-6), you can now practice this prelude in any major or minor key. This will allow you to become familiar with standard patterns of the style in various keys making it easier to compose and improvise your own compositions later.

For example, here’s what it looks and sounds like in D minor:

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