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Lesson 17 Test

 

Write your answers on a piece of scratch paper so you can check them against the answer key when you are finished.

 

 

1.                What is the definition of a seventh chord in root position? In first inversion? In second inversion? In third inversion?

 

2.                 What figured bass numbers are used to indicate seventh chords in root position, first inversion, second inversion, and third inversion? Are all these figured bass numbers always necessary?

 


3.                What is the chordal third of a Bb major seventh chord?  Of a D minor seventh chord? Of an Ab half-diminished seventh chord?

 

4.                What is the chordal fifth of an F# major-minor seventh chord? Of a B fully-diminished seventh chord? Of an E major seventh chord?

 

5.                What is the chordal seventh of an F major-minor seventh chord? Of an A fully-diminished seventh chord? Of a Db half-diminished seventh chord?

 

6.                Spell the following seventh chords (key, function, quality, and inversion are indicated)
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7.                Spell the following seventh chords (key, function, quality, and inversion are indicated)
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8.                Given the following seventh chord and major key signature, provide the correct Roman Numeral analysis to indicate the key, function, quality, and inversion of the seventh chord
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9.                Given the following seventh chord and minor key signature, provide the correct Roman Numeral analysis to indicate the key, function, quality, and inversion of the seventh chord
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10.             Below you will find a short passage of music. Please provide the correct Roman Numeral analysis to indicate the key, function, quality, and inversion of each seventh chord
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