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Lesson 12 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.                 Name the three forms of the minor scale.  What do a major scale and its relative minor share?

 

2.                 What accidentals are required of the harmonic and melodic forms of the scale?

 

3.                 The relative key of any major scale is found what interval below its tonic scale degree?

 

4.                 What is the name of the seventh scale degree in the natural minor scale?  The harmonic minor scale?  The ascending melodic minor scale?  The descending melodic minor scale?

 

5.                 In treble clef write the relative scales that use three flats in the key signature.  Please write all three forms of the minor scale.

 

6.                 In bass clef write the relative scales that use four sharps in the key signature.  Please write all three forms of the minor scale.

 

7.                 In alto clef write the Bb major scale, as well as the three forms of its parallel minor scale.

 

8.                 In tenor clef write the B major scale, as well as the three forms of its parallel minor scale.

 

9.                 What are the two primary means to determine if a piece of music is written in a major or minor key?

 

10.             Using the answer to the previous question as your guide, please determine the key of the following two pieces.


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