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1

To find the dominant degrees found in a given overtone series, what partial numbers are doubled?

3 and 6

2

To find the tonic degrees in a given overtone series what is doubled?

1, 2, 4, 8 (16)

3

In a 6/8 Bar, a rhythm of 3 eighth notes followed by and dotted quarter is what type of rhythm?
Syncopated
Regular
Irregular
Uniform

Irregular

4

What is the bottom numeral of a time signature if a measure contains 24 thirty second notes, and the top numeral is 12?

16

5

What are the stable tones in Major?

Tonic, Mediant, Dominant

6


In major keys what kinds of tones do tendency tones normally pull to?



Stable tones. 


7

What are the active tones in Major?

supertonic, subdominant, submediant, leading tone

8


What are the tendency tones in major and which direction do they pull?



Subdominant pulls to mediant(stable tone), and leading tone pulls to tonic(stable tone)


9

What are the stable tones in Natural Minor?

1, 3, 5

10

What are the active tones in natural minor?

2,4,6,subtonic

11

What are the tendency tones natural minor?

submediant (pulls to dominant),

12

What are the stable tones in harmonic minor?

Tonic, mediant and dominant

13

What are the tendency tones in harmonic minor

Submediant (pulls to the dominant)
leading tone (pulls to tonic)

14

What are the stable tones in melodic minor?

1, ,3 5

15

What are the active tones in Melodic minor?

Supertonic
Subdomiant
Raised submediant (passes to leading tone)
Subtonic (passes downward to the lowered submediant.)

16


What are the tendency tones in melodic minor?



 Leading tone pulls to tonic ascending, b6 pulls to dominant descending.



 


17

What are the active tones in Lydian mode?

2,4,6,7

18

In Lydian what are the tendency tones?

4-5
7-1

19

What are the stable tones in Lydian?

1,3,5

20

What are the tendency tones in mixolydian?

Subdominant pulls to mediant
Mediant can pull to Subdomiant
Subtonic pulls to Submediant

21

what are the tendency tones in Dorian?

Submediant pulls to Subtonic

22

what are the stable tones in dorian?

1,3,5

23

what are the active tones in dorian?

2,4,6,7

24

What are the tendency tones in Phrygian?

Supertonic
Submediant (dosent specify pull for either)

25

An alto sax player wants to play a trombone part written in bass clef with 1#. After changing the clef to treble, what adjustments are made to the key signature?

Add 3 #'s

Alto sax reads major 6 below or min 3 up...think about transposing for trumpet and add 2 #'s in tenor clef.

26

Where should a single whole note be placed in a measure?
a. in the middle
b. to the left of the measure
c. to the right in the measure

b. to the left in the measure

27

If the alto sax part is written in 4 #'s minor, what is the Bb trumpets key signature?

3 #'s

28

If an alto sax player plays a Bb trumpet part, what would the trumpet player have to do in order to play the same part while sounding the exact pitches with the alto?

Transpose how?

transpose down a major 5th

29

A guitar sounds __ octave______ its written note.

1 below

30

When a piece of music can be notated in more than one time signature, the various meters are classified as _______ meters.

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