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Using a major 7th to modulate, yeah, it doesn't sound right

So, I'm working on another piece and there is this area where via a chord progression, I modulate from G major to D major. The penultimate chord there is a 7th chord with the leading tone. Now this could mean several different chords. It could be a dominant 7th, in which case the leading tone is the chordal third. It could be diminished or half diminished, in which case, the leading tone is the chordal root. Or it could be a major 7th in which case the leading tone is the chordal seventh.

Here is the chord progression I use:

G -> Em -> Bm -> F#m -> DM7 -> D

Each pair of chords, I alternate between violins and cello and viola and piano. I write the piano chords in both hands. And I make sure that the voice leading is as smooth as possible. So here is what the cello and violins play:

G -> Em, Bm -> F#m


And here is what the viola and piano play:

Em -> Bm, DM7 -> D


Now, I only have the D in the DM7 in the right hand, but when I reach the D major chord, I have the D in both hands as well as in the viola.

Since with the DM7, I already have the major chord right there in root position, and the 7th is the only note that needs to resolve, and it does resolve up a step to D, it should sound fine. But it doesn't. And I think I know why. I'm doubling the chordal seventh in the viola and the piano. So while the viola does this:

C# -> D


which on its own, sounds great, the piano does this:

DM7 -> D


with all the notes of the seventh chord being played.

So, while I could change it to an A7 or even a C#°7, I'm thinking of keeping the DM7. But I obviously need to change something about how the 7th chord is played. The only route here I can think of is to get rid of the 7th in the piano and just have the piano play a D major chord twice while the viola plays the C# -> D motion to remind us that it is a major seventh resolving to D, not just D major.

But, is there another way that I could make this sound nicer while keeping the major seventh harmony? Here is the snippet where the Major 7th occurs:

dumb mistakes

This isn't the dumbest of my mistakes, but the one that will take the least amount of time to tell---I thought I left my hydro flask, which are really expensive at my schools field. Very worried I rushed to my mom asking for a ride to my school. Almost half way there I looked down at the car floor to see my hydro flask. Just laying there. In plain sight. Woops. 

Two Steps From Hell music

This isn't really hollow knight related, but there a group called two steps from hell that's somewhat similar to some hollow knight songs, and I just arranged one of my favorites, so I'd like to share the link and let people  know about them. Also this is the most supportive group on this website I've been in, so. Also this is just a short thing so this can stay a hollow knight group, I'll remove it on Sunday or monday if I don't have time.
 
https://musescore.com/user/27888658/scores/5615909

Kormusik

Hej alle herinde.

Jeg er ved at skrive noget kormusik, men har følgende problem som jeg håber I kan hjælpe med.

1. Hvordan får jeg skrevet 3/2 ind midt i et stykke? Jeg kan ikke se at der er mulighed for det.

2. Hvordan kan jeg opsætte et nyt stykke så det bliver skrevet som dobbelt-kor?

Håber at høre fra nogen af jer.

mange hilsener.

Ole

Piano #2 - Constructive Feedback Welcome

I created this piece a while ago. Since then I have, hopefully, improved. This was the third piece I've ever created. Anyways, I'd like constructive feedback.

https://musescore.com/user/21201386/scores/5613524

Note that the harmonic analysis somehow got messed up when exporting from flat.io and importing to musescore. I will correct this soon.
The flat.io link that has the correct analysis is here: https://flat.io/score/595209380649ab329300f827

some pieces

hey! so i just composed two pieces, and i'm not looking to change anything but i wrote these for my girlfriend and i just wanna share these pieces, i know they're not the most mature sounding piano pieces but i've been trying to find my own style and as a 16 y/o it's like pretty oof but anyways, here they are:
https://musescore.com/user/1603516/scores/5585962
https://musescore.com/user/1603516/scores/5593900

some pieces

hey! so i just composed two pieces, and i'm not looking to change anything but i wrote these for my girlfriend and i just wanna share these pieces, i know they're not the most mature sounding piano pieces but i've been trying to find my own style and as a 16 y/o it's like pretty oof but anyways, here they are:
https://musescore.com/user/1603516/scores/5585962
https://musescore.com/user/1603516/scores/5593900

some pieces

hey! so i just composed two pieces, and i'm not looking to change anything but i wrote these for my girlfriend and i just wanna share these pieces, i know they're not the most mature sounding piano pieces but i've been trying to find my own style and as a 16 y/o it's like pretty oof but anyways, here they are:
https://musescore.com/user/1603516/scores/5585962
https://musescore.com/user/1603516/scores/5593900