Topics by Chapter (1-10)

 

Chapter 1

1. Determine the higher of 2 pitches

2. Determine the highest of 3 pitches

3. Determine the highest of 4 pitches

4. Practice conducting patterns for various meters

Chapter 2

1. Draw contour lines for short melodies

2. Error detection in rhythms using only beat notes (simple meters only)

Chapter 3

1. Melodic dictation in whole notes using major pentachords

2. Interval identification (consonance or dissonance and interval sizes only)

3. Error detection in common time using beat divisions

Chapter 4

1. Identify the type of scale as major or any type of minor

2. Rhythmic dictation using beat divisions (simple meters only)

Chapter 5

1. Rhythmic dictation using beat divisions (simple meters only)

2. Melodic dictation in major and minor keys (simple meters, two measures)

3. Interval identification (sizes and qualities)

Chapter 6

1. Melodic dictation in major and minor keys using only beat notes (compound meters)

2. Error detection in rhythms using beat divisions (simple meters only)

3. Interval identification (sizes and qualities)

Chapter 7

1. Triad quality identification (all qualities)

2. Rhythmic dictation using beat divisions (compound meters only)

3. Identify soprano notes in four-voice harmony (do, mi, me, or sol)

Chapter 8

1. Melodic dictation in major and minor keys using beat divisions (compound meters)

2. Rhythmic dictation using beat divisions (compound meters only)

3. Identify soprano notes in repeated chords using four-voice harmony (do, mi, me, or sol)

Chapter 9

1. Pitch memory: identify “do” where it occurs in melodies (rhythm of melody provided)

2. Melodic dictation in major and minor keys using beat divisions (simple and compound meters)

3. Harmonic dictation: provide bass or soprano voice, inner voices, and roman numeral analysis for 3-chord progressions (I-V-I or V-V-I)

Chapter 10

1. Melodic dictation in major and minor keys using beat divisions (simple and compound meters)

2. Harmonic dictation: provide bass or soprano voice, inner voices, and roman numeral analysis for 4-chord progressions (I-ii-V-I or I-IV-V-I)

 

NOTE: for all remaining harmonic dictation exercises, the instructions will indicate that you are to provide soprano or bass voice (or both), inner voices, and roman numeral analysis.

 

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