-2019/2020 All-State Terms *NEW*
-High School All-County
Key Signature Lesson
Key Signature Exercises
Half-Step and Whole Step
Use a piano to picture half steps and whole steps.
*Remember that a whole step is not just up a letter; it is two half steps.
Time Signature Breakdown
Simple and Compound Meter Lesson
Odd Meter Lesson
Note Duration / Rhythmic Value Lesson
Have a list of interval songs that you can remember!
Interval Trainer (Major and Perfect)
Interval Trainer (Major, Perfect, and minor)
Chord Quality Recognition
Chord Quality Lesson
Major and minor Recognition Exercises
Major, minor, Augmented, and diminished Recognition Exercise
Order of Sharps and Flats
The order of sharps and flats within those key signatures remains the same regardless of key or clef.
Sharps - Fat Cat Guzzles Down An Expensive Beverage
Flats - BEAD Greatest Common Factor
Rhythmic and Melodic Recognition
- This skill must be practiced through reading music and sight-reading. Visit SightReadingFactory.com
- You are able to write on the exam. It may help to write in the counts of difficult rhythms and to identify any intervals of more than a third.
Also, both exercises are on a /za/ aka(zaw).