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Music Theory Grade 1

QuestionAnswer
How many crochet beats are in a minim Two
How many crochet beats are in a semibreve Four
How many crochet beats are in a quaver A half
How many crochet beats are in a semiquaver A quarter
In a time signature, what does the upper number signify The number of beats in a bar
In a time signature what does the lower number signify The type of beats in a bar
What is another way of writing 4/4 time C
The treble clef is also known as what The G clef
The bass clef is also known as what The F clef
That are the names of the notes on the lines of the treble clef, starting at the bottom E G B D F
What are the names of the notes in the spaces of the treble clef, starting at the bottom F A C E
What are the names of the notes on the lines of the bass clef, starting at the bottom G B D F A
What are the names of the notes in the spaces of the bass clef, starting at the bottom A C E G
Which major key has no sharps or flats C major
Which major key has 1 sharp G major
Which major key has 2 sharps D major
Which major key has 3 sharps A major
Which major key has 1 flat F major
Which major key has 2 flats B flat major
Which major key has 3 flats E flat major
Which minor key has no flats or sharps A minor
Which minor key has 1 sharp E minor
In a major scale what is the 2nd interval called major 2nd
In a major scale what is the 3rd interval called major 3rd
Which minor key has 1 flat D minor
In a major scale what is the 4th interval called Perfect 4th
In a major scale what is the 5th interval called Perfect 5th
What sharps are in G major F sharp
What sharps are in D major F sharp C sharp
What sharps are in A major F sharp C sharp G sharp
What flats are in F major B flat
What flats are in B flat major B flat E flat
What flats are in E flat major B flat E flat A flat
What sharps are in E minor F sharp
What flats are in D minor B flat
What intervals are used in a tonic triad 1st 3rd and 5th
In a major scale what is the 6th interval called Major 6th
In a major scale what is the 7th interval called Major 7th
In a major scale what is the 8th interval called Perfect 8th or Octave
If two notes are sounded consecutively what is this known as A melodic interval
If two notes are sounded together what is this known as A harmonic interval
What is the first degree of a scales technical name Tonic
What is the second degree of a scales technical name Supertonic
What is the third degree of a scales technical name Mediant
What is the fourth degree of a scales technical name Subdominant
What is the fifth degree of a scales technical name Dominant
What is the sixth degree of a scales technical name Submediant
What is the seventh degree of a scales technical name Leading note
What is the eighth degree of a scales technical name Tonic (upper)
What is the triad called that is built on the 5th degree of the scale Dominant triad
If the dominant triad is based on the harmonic minor scale what happens to the leading note It is raised by 1 semitone
Which minor scale is used to create chords in minor key music Harmonic
When beaming notes where should a beam commence On the beat
Beamed notes should add up to what Whole beats
In 4/4 time the beams should not do what Join the notes across the middle of the bar, ie between beat 2 and 3
Quavers should be beamed in what 2's 4's and 6's
In what time signature should can quavers be grouped in 6's 3/4 time
Groups of mixed quavers and semiquavers should add up to what a whole crochet
When should ties be used Where a dotted note does not exist or across a bar line
What does ff stand for fortissimo
What does ff mean Very loud
What does f stand for forte
What does f mean loud
What does mf stand for mezzo forte
What does mf mean moderately loud
What does mp stand for mezzo piano
What does mp mean moderately soft
What does p stand for piano
What does p mean soft
What does pp stand for pianissimo
What does pp mean very soft
What does sf stand for Sforzando
What does sf mean A heavy emphasis
What does cresc mean Gradually getting louder
What does dim mean Gradually getting softer
What does > mean Accent the note
What does adagio mean Slow
What does Allegretto mean Fairly quick
What does Allegro mean Fast (faster than allegretto)
What does Andante mean Moving along slowly, walking pace
What does Lento mean Slow
What does moderato mean Moderate speed
What does accelerando mean Gradually getting faster
What does rallentando mean Gradually getting slower
What does ritenuto mean Gradually getting slower
What does ritardando mean Gradually getting slower
What does A tempo mean In time (after a tempo change)
What does cantabile mean In a singing style
What does con espressione mean With expression
What does legato mean Connected, smoothly
What does staccato mean Short and detached
What is a dot under or over a note head short for Staccato
D.C. is short for what Da capo
What does D C. mean Go back to the beginning
What is D.S. short for Dal signo
What does D.S. mean Go back to the sign
What does fine mean finish the music here
What does poco mean little
8 with a square bracket above the notes means what Play the notes 1 octave higher than written
8 with a square bracket below the notes means what play the notes 1 octave lower than written
In a harmonic minor, what happens to the 7th degree of the scale It is raised by 1 semitone
Does a piece of music in a minor key sound happy or sad Sad
Which note on the treble clef can the stick face up or down B
What is the order of the key signature, clef and time signature on a stave Clef, key signature then time
What does the sharp sign do Raises all the notes in that bar of that pitch by 1 semitone
What does a flat sign do Lowers all the notes in that bar of that pitch by 1 semitone
In a minor scale what is the third interval called? Minor 3rd
In a minor key what is the sixth interval called Minor 6th
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