Construct the following triads...
1. C Minor
2. F Major
3. D Major
Remember the following:
1. Major Formula (Root then up a major 3rd, then from that note up a minor 3rd)
2. Minor Formula (Root then up a minor 3rd, then from that note up a major 3rd)
3. Order of thirds: ACEGBDF
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Remember tomorrow is test day. Have you played for your neighbor? Have them plug in their headphones and listen to you perform. Get their opinion on what is going well and what you can improve on to get your best possible score.
Construct an E major triad and an E minor triad.
E Major: Start on an E then go up a major 3rd, then from that note up a minor 3rd
E Minor: Start on an E then go up a minor 3rd, then from that note up a major 3rd
Remember Thursday is the day! No late performances!
Write the diatonic chord sequence based off of the major scale. Use upper and lower case roman numerals.
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Let's evaluate our piano playing skills. Where are you currently? What skills do you need to improve on? What skills are you proficient at? What do you need to work on?
Due to the shortened class period no bell ringer. Go directly to your pianos and get practicing!!!
Create a list of the music theory skills that you still are shaky on... (Here are some of the topics)
I will be around to help and grade songs today. If you are missing any music go to the piano resources page and print out another copy.
Follow the link and complete the keyboard note identification assignment. Middle C is designated as "C4".
Answer as many CORRECT as possible. You have Five Minutes. When completed take a screen shot and past it to your bell ringer assignment page.
When your done.....
Go to your pianos and begin practicing saints, bagpipe, echo dance, and minuet in G.
I will be around for help and grading.
Write in the counts and circles for the following rhythm. After you have completed the task, practice clapping it.
Accidentals and Key Signatures
Accidentals are what we call notes that have a sharp (#), flat (b), or natural before the note. These are modifiers, they change the pitch of a note by one half step. Accidentals are seen in two different situations:
2. In a key Signature
Rules for Accidentals....
When you have a key signature....
When an accidental is added to a measure
What needs to be graded
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