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