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Music Theory 101 - Melody.
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What notes are played in a G Major scale?
G A B C D E F G
G A B C D E F# G
G A B C# D E F# G
G A Bb C D E F G
What is the Tonic?
The Parent scale in the Diatonic System
The note that all of the other notes in the scale are built upon
What are the 5 classifications of intervals?
Up, down, left, right, start
Happy, sad, angry, sleepy, dopey
Perfect, Minor, Major, Augmented and Diminished
Natural, sharp, flat, Minor and Major
How many whole steps are contained within the octave?
How are intervals classified?
Intervals are only classified by their quality
Intervals are classified by their quality and number
Intervals are classified by size and key center
What is the step sequence of a Major scale?
WS - WS - WS - HS - WS - WS - WS
WS - WS - HS - WS - WS - WS - HS
WS - HS - WS - WS - HS - WS - WS
None of the 3 other answers are correct
What is a tritone?
Three half tones and a whole tone
A tritone is a disharmonic interval separated by six half steps
A scale with exactly 3 sharps or 3 flats
A scale made up of three notes
What is the blues scale?
A scale which has several blue notes
A major scale with blue note
The same as the Mixolydian mode
A minor pentatonic scale with a flatted fifth
What does a natural do?
Makes a sharp note flat and a flat note sharp
Keeps the song sounding organic and loose
Negates the sharp or flat on a note
In order to find the notes of an E Phrygian scale you must first find which parent scale?
How many half steps are contained within the octave?
The Harmonic Minor has what note raised?
What is the mode that depicts the natural Minor?
What is a musical interval?
The distance between two notes
The time you rest before playing again
The time between striking two notes on a keyboard
What is the Minor scale step pattern?
WS - HS - WS - WS - Half - WS - WS
WS - HS - WS - WS - WS - HS - WS
How do you indicate a sharp or flat note?
By writing the word "sharp" or "flat" next to the note
By placing the sharp or flat symbols directly to the left of the notehead
By placing the sharp or flat note symbol to the right of the first note in the bar
How do you find a Major scale's Relative Minor?
By removing 1 sharp from the Key Signature
2 half steps down from its root
3 half steps down from its root
3 whole steps down from its root
What are the three basic building blocks of melody?
Note pitch, fluctuations, and melody
Note pitch, timbre, and flow pattern
Performance, volume, and flow pattern
Note pitch, how high or how low they are, and their pattern flow
How do we raise a note by an octave?
Play 2 notes up
Double the frequency
Play next chord
An accidental overrides the key signature of the song for how long?
Until the end of the bar
Until you stop your sequencer
Until the end of the song
Until the next note is played
How do you find the relative Minor scale of a Major scale?
Start from the Tonic and move down 3 whole tones
Start from the Tonic and move down 2 whole tones
Start from the Tonic of the Major scale and move down 3 semitones
Start from the root and move up 2 semitones
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