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