38 Multiple choice questions
- When a perfect or a major interval is made a half step larger without changing the numerical name.
- Intervals larger than and including 8ve.
- A specific pattern of small steps (called half steps) and larger ones (called whole steps) encompassing an octave.
- A diagram like the face of a clock that aids in the memorization of key signatures.
- Major and minor keys that share the same key signature.
- Refers to the major scale that begins on G.
- A combination of two staves joined by a brace, with the top and bottom staves using treble and bass clefs, respectively.
- A modifier used only in connection with unisons, 4ths, 5ths, 8ves, and their compounds (11ths, and so on).
- In discussing intervals, the term used instead of 1.
- Skips the very next key on the piano keyboard and goes instead to the following one.
- The lowest voice.
minor scale type which has an ascending form and a descending form. It
lowers scale degree 3 when ascending and scale degrees 3, 6, and 7 when
- Not pleasing to the ear.
- From one letter up or down to its next occurrence.
pattern of sharps or flats that appears at the beginning of a staff and
indicates that certain notes are to consistently raised or lowered.
- Notes that are spelled differently but sound the same.
- To write or play music in some key other than the original.
- The distance from a key on the piano to the very next key, white or black.
- Identifies the first degree of a scale.
- In discussing intervals, the term used instead of 8.
- A minor scale type which can be thought of as a major with lowered 3 and 6.
- The highness or lowness of sound.
- Pleasing to the ear.
- The space from any C up to the next B.
- Major and minor keys that share the same starting note.
- Intervals smaller than an 8ve.
- A symbol that raises or lowers a pitch by a half or whole step.
- When one puts the lower note above the upper one (or the reverse).
- When a perfect or minor interval is made a half step smaller without changing its numerical name.
- Separates pitches that are sounded simultaneously.
- A minor scale formation, similar to a major scale with lowered 3, 6 and 7.
- Used to extend the staff.
- The term used for the +4 or its enharmonic equivalent, the (5.
the precise pitch desired. An arrangement of five lines and four spaces
that can be extended through the use of ledger lines.
- Separates pitches that are sounded in succession.
- Must appear at the beginning of the staff in order to indicate which pitches are to be associated with which lines and spaces.
- The measurement of the distance in pitch between two notes.
- A four-note scalar pattern.