2016 Midterm Exam

Review:

Cadences

  • PAC
  • IAC
  • Plagal
  • Half
  • Phrygian Half
  • Deceptive

 

Nonharmonic tones – please review: http://learnmusictheory.net/diatonic/index.asp?FileName=02-11-NonchordTones

  • Appoggiatura
  • Escape tone
  • Neighbor tones
  • Passing tones
  • Suspensions – 4-3, 9-8, 2-3
  • Retardations
  • Anticipations

 

Chords

  • Types of triads
  • Types of seventh chords
  • Identify the four types of second inversion triads
  • Identify root, first and second inversions for triads
  • Identify root, first, second and third inversions for seventh chords

 

Chord Progressions (use a thirds chart – it will help)

  • Roman numeral analysis
  • Roots a third apart have 2 notes in common
  • Roots a 5th part have one note in common

 

Stylistic Practices and voice leading: error identification

  • Ranges
  • Spacing
  • Doublings (the leading tone should never be doubled)
  • Parallel P5 and P8
  • Resolutions of tendency tones

 

Scales and Key Signatures

  • Major
  • Minor
  • Relative and parallel major and minor
  • Whole tone
  • Pentatonic
  • Scale Degree  Names

 

Divisions of the beat

  • Simple Meter
  • Compound Meter

 

Form – Small and Large

  • Motives
  • Phrases: parallel and contrasting