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Elements of Harmony in Music Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What defines an inverted chord?

Question 2 2. In the first inversion, where is the first?

Question 3 3. In a C major scale of CDEFGABC, which three notes would compose the normal C major triad chord?

Question 4 4. What does this image represent?

Question 5 5. Pachelbel's Canon can be described as _____.

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Question 6 6. Gregorian chant was most often sung in _____.

Question 7 7. In a C Major scale with no sharps or flats, if you started a melody on C and wanted the next note to be a fourth higher, which note would that be?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a compound interval?

Question 9 9. In music, what is an interval?

Question 10 10. How many whole steps are there between a root note and the flatted fifth?

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Question 11 11. What is the relationship between the flatted fifth and perfect fifth?

Question 12 12. What was the flatted fifth known as in medieval times?

Question 13 13. What are the main components of a diminished triad?

Question 14 14. In creating a minor triad, how many half steps do you need to count up from the root note to create the perfect fifth?

Question 15 15. How many notes are required to make a triad?

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Question 16 16. Beethoven and Bach used harmonic progressions to resolve which of the following in their compositions?

Question 17 17. Which one of the following statements is always true of dissonance in music?

Question 18 18. Which one of the following is a characteristic of dissonance?

Question 19 19. From C to D are two semitones. One semitone above C would therefore be a _____, while two semitones would be a _____.

Question 20 20. From C, which of these notes would create the MOST dissonance?

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Question 21 21. Intervals refer to what?

Question 22 22. Two notes that share the same position have what kind of interval?

Question 23 23. What do intervals measure in music?

Question 24 24. What is the smallest interval between two different pitches in Western music?

Question 25 25. What is the role of the subdominant chord?

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Question 26 26. In the key of C Major, which of these chords is the tonic?

Question 27 27. The dominant chord holds which position in the scale of a key?

Question 28 28. What kind of chord is this: CEGB?

Question 29 29. A seventh chord contains which notes of the scale?

Question 30 30. In what kind of music do we often find 7th chords used very frequently?

Elements of Harmony in Music Chapter Exam Instructions

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