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Lesson 10 Test

 

Write your answers on a piece of scratch paper so that you can check them against the correct answers at the end of the test.

 

 

1.             What is the definition of a musical interval?

 

2.             What is the difference between a harmonic and melodic interval?

 

3.             What are the two identifying features of a musical interval?

 

4.             What is the difference between a simple and a compound interval?

 

5.             Which are the four intervals that are called perfect?  Where are they found?

 

6.             Which are the four intervals that are called major?  Where are they found?

 

7.             If a perfect interval is raised by a chromatic semitone, what does it become?  What if a perfect interval is lowered by a chromatic semitone?

 

8.             If a major interval is raised by a chromatic semitone, what does it become?  What if a major interval is lowered by a chromatic semitone?  By two semitones?

 

9.             What is the interval size and quality from G up to D#?  From F up to Eb?

 

10.           In treble clef, write a perfect fourth above the note D.  Next, write both an augmented and diminished fourth above the same note.  Finally, in bass clef write a major sixth above the note Bb.  Next, write an augmented, minor, and diminished sixth above the same note.

 

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