THEORY TESTS







Laban Music Circle
Circle of 5ths explained video (20minutes)

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First Term Due Date: Nov 1 or Nov 2
Second Term Due Date: Feb 14 or Feb 15
Third Term Due Date: May 1 or May 2

Before beginning your homework, click on the links below if you want to review some of the core concepts we cover in our classes.

The staff, clefs, and ledger lines 

How to read accidentals 

How to read Key Signatures

What are intervals?!

Chords

Time Signatures and Measures

Reading rhythms

How to read rests

Dotted notes and tied notes

Simple and Compound Meter

The Major Scale

The Minor Scale



  Level 1- Beginners

Please complete the following exercises to get a score out of 40.  If you are not satisfied with your score, you are free to attempt the exercise again to improve your mark, but remember- only answer 40 questions and then create your progress report...
-create a progress report (click on the "i" icon in the top right hand part of screen to find it)
-enter your name: Last, First
-click on "sign report"
-PRINT IT OFF, hand it in to Mr. Wilson


First Term-Level 1- Beginners

Assignment 1: Note Identification (do your clef only!) 
Do this online tutorial before beginning this exercise: Click HERE

PRACTICE#1 - do not hand this one in - TREBLE CLEF (lines only)
PRACTICE#1 - do not hand this one in - BASS CLEF (lines only)
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PRACTICE#2 - do not hand this one in - TREBLE CLEF (spaces only)
PRACTICE#2 - do not hand this one in - BASS CLEF (spaces only)
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PRACTICE#3 - do not hand this one in - TREBLE CLEF (lines and spaces, one ledger line)
PRACTICE#3 - do not hand this one in - BASS CLEF (lines and spaces, one ledger line)
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HAND THIS ONE IN! - treble clef (lines and spaces, 2 ledger lines, accidentals) 
HAND THIS ONE IN! bass clef (lines and spaces, 2 ledger lines, accidentals)

Assignment 2: Keyboard Note Identification
PRACTICE! Level 1 - do not hand this one in
PRACTICE! Level 2 (sharps) - do not hand this one in
PRACTICE! Level 3 (flats) - do not hand this one in
HAND THIS ONE IN! Level 4 (sharps and flats)

Second Term-Level 1- Beginners

Assignment 1:Note Identification (do your clef only!)
Bass clef instruments (E2-C4) http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note/ng1yrybynyy

Assignment 2:Key Signature Identification: 5 major key signatures 
http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/keysig/oyy9yyydyyyyy
 

Third Term-Level 1- Beginners

Assignment 1:Note Identification (do your clef only!)

Assignment 2: Interval Ear Training: P1, M3, P5, and P8
http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/ear-interval/trrbyyygneyyy



Level 2-Junior Band/Junior Jazz Band/1st year Choir

Please complete the following exercises to get a score out of 40.  If you are not satisfied with your score, you are free to attempt the exercise again to improve your mark, but remember- only answer 40 questions and then create your progress report...
-create a progress report (click on the "i" icon in the top right hand part of screen to find it)
-enter your name: Last, First
-click on "sign report"
-PRINT IT OFF, hand it in to Mr. Wilson
 


First Term-Level 2-Jnr Band/Jnr Jazz Band/1st year Choir

Assignment 1: Note Identification (do your clef only!)
Treble clef instruments (C4-A6, 5 key sigs) http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note/bg1yrybynyy


Second Term-Level 2-Jnr Band/Jnr Jazz Band/1st year Choir

Assignment 1: Note Identification (do your clef only!)
Assignment 2: Key Signature Identification: identify 9 different key signatures
http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/keysig/oya9dyydyyyyy

Assignment 3: Keyboard Note Identification
Assignment 4: Interval Ear Training: Unison (P1), M3, P4, P5, Octave (P8)

Assignment 5: Chord Ear Training: Major and Minor Triads

http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/ear-chord/dyyybyyngneyyyy
 

Third Term-Level 2-Jnr Band/Jnr Jazz Band/1st year Choir

Assignment 1: Note Identification (do your clef only!)
Assignment 2: Key Signature Identification: identify 9 different key signatures
http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/keysig/oya9dyydyyyyy
Assignment 3: Interval Ear Training: Unison (P1), M3, P4, P5, M6, Octave (P8)

Assignment 4: Scale Ear Training: Major and harmonic minor

Level 3- Int Band/Snr Jazz 1st year/2nd year Choir


Please complete the following exercises to get a score out of 40.  If you are not satisfied with your score, you are free to attempt the exercise again to improve your mark, but remember- only answer 40 questions and then create your progress report...
-create a progress report (click on the "i" icon in the top right hand part of screen to find it)
-enter your name: Last, First
-click on "sign report"
-PRINT IT OFF, hand it in to Mr. Wilson

First Term-Level 3- Int Band/Snr Jazz 1st year/2nd year Choir

Assignment 1: Note Identification (do your clef only!)
Assignment 2: Key Signature Identification: 11 major key signatures http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/keysig/oyh98yydyyyyy

Assignment 3: Keyboard Note Identification
PRACTICE! Level 1 - do not hand this one in
PRACTICE! Level 2 (sharps) - do not hand this one in
PRACTICE! Level 3 (flats) - do not hand this one in
HAND THIS ONE IN! Level 4 (sharps and flats)

Assignment 4: Chord Ear Training: Major and Minor Triads
http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/ear-chord/dyyybyyngneyyyy

Second Term-Level 3-Int Band/Snr Jazz 1st year/2nd year Choir 

Assignment 1: Note Identification (do your clef only!)

Assignment 2: Keyboard Note Identification
Keyboard with sharps and flats

Assignment 3: Key Signature Identification: 11 major key signatures http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/keysig/oyh98yydyyyyy

Assignment 4: Key Signature Identification: 9 minor key signatures
http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/keysig/oya9dbydyyyyy

Assignment 5: Chord Identification in notation: Major or minor
(do your clef only!)
Treble Clef Instruments
Bass Clef Instruments

Assignment 6: Interval Ear Training: Unison (P1), m3, M3, P4, P5, M6, and Octave (P8)
http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/ear-interval/3ireyyngneyyyyyy

Third Term-Level 3- Int Band/Snr Jazz 1st year/2nd year Choir 

Assignment 1: Interval Ear Training: Unison (P1), m3, M3, P4, P5, m6, M6, and Octave (P8)

Assignment 2: Scale Ear Training: major, natural minor, harmonic minor, and melodic minor


Level 4- Advanced Theory-Snr Jazz 2nd/3rd Year, AND for all others if Level 3 is too easy


Please complete the following exercises to get a score out of 40.  If you are not satisfied with your score, you are free to attempt the exercise again to improve your mark, but remember- only answer 40 questions and then create your progress report...
-create a progress report (click on the "i" icon in the top right hand part of screen to find it)
-enter your name: Last, First
-click on "sign report"
-PRINT IT OFF, hand it in to Mr. Wilson

First Term-Level 4- Advanced-Snr Jazz 2nd/3rd Year, AND for all others if Level 3 is too easy

Assignment 1: Key Signature Identification: 11 minor keys

Assignment 2:Chord Identification: major, minor, diminished, and augmented
(do your clef only!)
Assignment 3: Interval Ear Training: all intervals in an octave (ascending only)

Second Term-Level 4- Advanced-Snr Jazz 2nd/3rd Year, AND for all others if Level 3 is too easy

Assignment 1: Chord Identification in notation: dominant 7th, major 7th, and minor 7th (do your clef only!
Assignment 2:Chord Ear Training: major, minor, diminished, augmented

Third Term-Level 4- Advanced-Snr Jazz 2nd/3rd Year, AND for all others if Level 3 is too easy

Assignment 1: Chord Identification in notation
https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/chord/drwy9y99ybn9yyy

Assignment 2:Chord Ear Training: major, minor, diminished, augmented, major seventh, dominant seventh
http://www.musictheory.net/exercises/ear-chord/9byybyyngneyyyy

Level 5- Super Advanced -for anybody who needs this challenge, and for Snr Jazz 2nd/3rd year


Please complete the following exercises to get a score out of 40.  If you are not satisfied with your score, you are free to attempt the exercise again to improve your mark, but remember- only answer 40 questions and then create your progress report...
-create a progress report (click on the "i" icon in the top right hand part of screen to find it)
-enter your name: Last, First
-click on "sign report"
-PRINT IT OFF, hand it in to Mr. Wilson

ONE ASSIGNMENT FOR YEAR, due Nov 1st-Level 5- Super Advanced-for anybody who needs this challenge, and for Snr Jazz 2nd/3rd year

Assignment 1:-Chord Ear Training-Major 7th, Dominant 7th, Minor 7th, MinMaj7, Half-Dim 7th, Diminished 7th, Augmented 7th, Augmented Major 7th, Suspended 2nd, Suspended 4th, Dominant 7th Sus 4
Don't hand this one in! Practice warm-up part 1
Don't hand this one in! Practice warm-up part 2
Don't hand this one in! Practice warm-up part 3
Don't hand this one in! Practice warm-up part 4
Hand this one in!
Assignment 2:-Modes Ear Training-Ionian, Dorian, Phyrigian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, Locrian
Don't hand this one in! Practice warm-up part 1
Don't hand this one in! Practice warm-up part 2 
Hand this one in!
Assignment 3:-Descending Intervals Ear Training-all intervals within an octave:
Don't hand this one in! Practice warm-up part 1
Don't hand this one in! Practice warm-up part 2
Hand this one in!!
Assignment 4:-Two Notes Played Together... What's the interval? -all intervals within an octave:
Hand This One In
Assignment 4:-Ridiculously Difficult Chord Inversions Ear Training-Triads, Major 7th, Dominant 7th, Minor 7th, MinMaj7, Half-Dim 7th, Diminished 7th, Augmented 7th, Augmented Major 7th, Suspended 2nd, Suspended 4th, Dominant 7th Sus 4
Don't hand this one in! Practice warm-up part 1
Don't hand this one in! Practice warm-up part 2
Don't hand this one in! Practice warm-up part 3
Don't hand this one in! Practice warm-up part 4
Hand This One In!



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Naming Notes
Please complete ONE of the following exercises THAT MATCHES YOUR CURRENT LEVEL to get a score out of 40.  If you are not satisfied with your score, you are free to attempt the exercise again to improve your mark, but remember- only answer 40 questions and then create your progress report...
-create a progress report (click on the "i" icon in the top right hand part of screen to find it)
-enter your name: Last, First
-click on "sign report"
-PRINT IT OFF, hand it in to Mr. Wilson



Level 1 - treble clef (lines only)
Level 1 - bass clef (lines only)
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Level 2 - treble clef (spaces only)
Level 2 - bass clef (spaces only)
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Level 3 - treble clef (lines and spaces, one ledger line)
Level 3 - bass clef (lines and spaces, one ledger line)
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Level 4 - treble clef (lines and spaces, 2 ledger lines, accidentals)
Level 4 - bass clef (lines and spaces, 2 ledger lines, accidentals)
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Level 5 - treble clef (key signature 1 sharp, 1 flat)
Level 5 - bass clef  (key signature 1 sharp, 1 flat)
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Level 6 - treble clef (key signature 2 sharps, 2 flats)
Level 6 - bass clef (key signature 2 sharps, 2 flats)
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Level 7 - treble clef (key signature 3 sharps, 3 flats)
Level 7 - bass clef (key signature 3 sharps, 3 flats)
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Level 8 - treble clef (key signature 4 sharps, 4 flats) 
Level 8 - bass clef (key signature 4 sharps, 4 flats)
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Level 9 - treble clef (key signature 5 sharps, 5 flats)
Level 9 - bass clef (key signature 5 sharps, 5 flats)



Keyboard Note Identification
Please complete the following exercises to get a score out of 40.  If you are not satisfied with your score, you are free to attempt the exercise again to improve your mark, but remember- only answer 40 questions and then create your progress report...
-create a progress report (click on the "i" icon in the top right hand part of screen to find it)
-enter your name: Last, First
-click on "sign report"
-PRINT IT OFF, hand it in to Mr. Wilson


PRACTICE! Level 1 - do not hand this one in
PRACTICE! Level 2 (sharps) - do not hand this one in
PRACTICE! Level 3 (flats) - do not hand this one in
HAND THIS ONE IN! Level 4 (sharps and flats)



Interval Ear Training
Please complete ONE of the following exercises THAT MATCHES YOUR CURRENT LEVEL to get a score out of 40.  If you are not satisfied with your score, you are free to attempt the exercise again to improve your mark, but remember- only answer 40 questions and then create your progress report...
-create a progress report (click on the "i" icon in the top right hand part of screen to find it)
-enter your name: Last, First
-click on "sign report"
-PRINT IT OFF, hand it in to Mr. Wilson


Level 1- Interval Ear Training (unison, maj 3, maj 5)
Level 2- Interval Ear Training (unison, maj3, perf4, maj5, maj6, octave)
Level 3- Interval Ear Training (unison, maj2, maj3, perf4, maj5, maj6, maj7, octave) 
Level 4- Interval Ear Training (unison, min2, maj2, min3, maj3, perf4, maj5, maj6, maj7, octave)
Level 5- Interval Ear Training (unison, min2, maj2, min3, maj3, perf4, tritone, maj5, min6, maj6, min7, maj7, octave)


Key Signatures
Please complete ONE of the following exercises THAT MATCHES YOUR CURRENT LEVEL to get a score out of 40.  If you are not satisfied with your score, you are free to attempt the exercise again to improve your mark, but remember- only answer 40 questions and then create your progress report...
-create a progress report (click on the "i" icon in the top right hand part of screen to find it)
-enter your name: Last, First
-click on "sign report"
-PRINT IT OFF, hand it in to Mr. Wilson


Level 1 - C, F, G
Level 2 - C, F, G, Bb, D
Level 3 - C, F, G, Bb, D, Eb, A
Level 4 - C, F, G, Bb, D, Eb, A, Ab, E
Level 5  - C, F, G, Bb, D, Eb, A, Ab, E, Db, B
Level 6 - C, F, G, Bb, D, Eb, A, Ab, E, Db, B, Gb, F#

Chord Ear Training
Please complete ONE of the following exercises THAT MATCHES YOUR CURRENT LEVEL to get a score out of 40.  If you are not satisfied with your score, you are free to attempt the exercise again to improve your mark, but remember- only answer 40 questions and then create your progress report...
-create a progress report (click on the "i" icon in the top right hand part of screen to find it)
-enter your name: Last, First
-click on "sign report"
-PRINT IT OFF, hand it in to Mr. Wilson


Level 1 chord ear training (major triad, minor triad)
Level 2 - chord ear training (major, minor, augmented, diminished)


Interval Identification
Please complete ONE of the following exercises THAT MATCHES YOUR CURRENT LEVEL to get a score out of 40.  If you are not satisfied with your score, you are free to attempt the exercise again to improve your mark, but remember- only answer 40 questions and then create your progress report...
-create a progress report (click on the "i" icon in the top right hand part of screen to find it)
-enter your name: Last, First
-click on "sign report"
-PRINT IT OFF, hand it in to Mr. Wilson


Level 1 - TREBLE CLEF, maj3, perfect4, perfect5, octave
Level 1-BASS CLEF, maj3, perfect4, perfect5, octave
Level 2 - TREBLE CLEF- maj2, maj3, perf4, perf5, maj6, maj7, octave
Level 2 - BASS CLEF- maj2, maj3, perf4, perf5, maj6, maj7, octave

 

Scale Ear Training  

Please complete ONE of the following exercises THAT MATCHES YOUR CURRENT LEVEL to get a score out of 40.  If you are not satisfied with your score, you are free to attempt the exercise again to improve your mark, but remember- only answer 40 questions and then create your progress report...
-create a progress report (click on the "i" icon in the top right hand part of screen to find it)
-enter your name: Last, First
-click on "sign report"
-PRINT IT OFF, hand it in to Mr. Wilson

Level 1- Name That Scale (Major, Natural Minor, Chromatic)
Level 2- Name That Scale (Major, Natural Minor, Harmonic Minor, Melodic Minor, Chromatic)
Level 3- Name That Scale (Major, Natural Minor, Harmonic Minor, Melodic Minor, Chromatic, Whole Tone, Pentatonic)