Elements of Harmony in Music Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Beethoven and Bach used harmonic progressions to resolve which of the following in their compositions?

Question 2 2. Which one of the following is a characteristic of dissonance?

Question 3 3. Which one of the following is the best definition of dissonance?

Question 4 4. In what kind of music do we often find 7th chords used very frequently?

Question 5 5. In all forms of the 7th chord, which note always stays the same?

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Question 6 6. What kind of chord is this: CEGB?

Question 7 7. What does this image represent?

Question 8 8. Gregorian chant was most often sung in _____.

Question 9 9. The song Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash features two trumpet players playing the same rhythms but different pitches. What is this an example of, and why?

Question 10 10. How many notes are required to make a triad?

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Question 11 11. In music, which one of these is NOT a type of triad?

Question 12 12. What are the main components of a diminished triad?

Question 13 13. From C, which of these notes would create the MOST dissonance?

Question 14 14. Intervals refer to what?

Question 15 15. If we number the eight notes of the scale, which of them is NOT a perfect interval?

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Question 16 16. How many whole steps are there between a root note and the flatted fifth?

Question 17 17. What is the relationship between the flatted fifth and perfect fifth?

Question 18 18. In a C Major scale, what note would combine with C to make the flatted fifth?

Question 19 19. Which chord creates the tonal center of a composition?

Question 20 20. Which of these presents the MOST satisfying resolution in Western music?

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Question 21 21. In the key of C Major, which of these chords is the tonic?

Question 22 22. In the first inversion, where is the first?

Question 23 23. Which of these shows a normal C major triad, with the first in the bass position?

Question 24 24. What defines an inverted chord?

Question 25 25. Simple intervals are those up to _____ notes apart.

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. In music, what is an interval?

Question 28 28. What do intervals measure in music?

Question 29 29. How many semitones are in a tritone?

Question 30 30. Two notes that share the same position have what kind of interval?

Elements of Harmony in Music Chapter Exam Instructions

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