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QUESTION 1: Note value
values
Note
Name
Number of crotchet beats
Semibreve
4
Minim
2
Crotchet
1
Quaver
½
QUESTION 1: Note values – …..OUT OF 4
1
Lasts as long as ................
3
Lasts as long as ................
2
Lasts as long as ................
4
Lasts as long as ................
QUESTION 2: Note value
Discussion: This excerpt is mostly made up of ?
QUESTION 2: Note values
A
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
….. OUT OF 3
Describe the rhythm of the bass line.
The bass line is made up of …………………………..
Deep Purple - Smoke on the Water
B
C
Ed Sheeran – Small bump
The opening guitar part is mostly made up of?
Crotchets Quavers Semi quavers
Minims
Describe the rhythm of the kick drum
Crotchets Quavers Semi quavers
Minims
QUESTION 2: Note value
Stem rules:
Go up if the blob is above the half way line.
Go down if the note id below the half way line.
TASK: Copy the bars out (into the empty bars directly below). Remember the stem rules and neatness IS important.
QUESTION 3: Time signatures
QUESTION 3: 3 time signatures ….. OUT OF 2
Top number = How many beats in a bar
Bottom number = What type of beat.
A
B
4
4
Means that there are 4 Crotchet beats in a bar
3
4
Means that there are
2
4
Means that there are
beats in a bar
beats in a bar
Crotchet = 4th
QUESTION 4: Time signatures
Top number = How many beats in a bar
Bottom number = What type of beat.
….. OUT OF 7
one Half
one 4th
one 8th
QUESTION 4: Time signatures
QUESTION: Compose a 2 bar rhythm
TIP: Essentially this is the same as the previous questions.
TIP: You may use whatever notes you like as long as they add up correctly.
TIP: You are composing so do not copy the first 2 bars
TIP: You are composing so try and end on a longer note.
QUESTION: Compose a 2 bar rhythm
QUESTION 4: Time signatures
QUESTION 4b: Guess the time signature ….. OUT OF 5
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....
....
Guess the time signature
Knowing what you know you should be able to work out this time signature.
Find the pulse and count … It’s not one of the time signatures you need to
know. But it is an A level Question
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.... ....
QUESTION 5: Bar lines
Top number = How many beats in a bar
Bottom number = What type of beat.
one Half
….. OUT OF 3
5A
5B
5C
one 4th
one 8th
QUESTION 6: Rests
Note
Rest
Name
Number of crotchet
beats
Semibreve
4
Minim
2
Crotchet
1
Quaver
½
Question 6: Complete these bars with rests ….. OUT OF 2
6A
6B
QUESTION 6: Rests
Question 6: Add the bar lines ….. OUT OF 2
6C
6D
PERFORMANCE: Class split into 4 groups and ‘dum’ out these rhythms.
A
B
C
D
QUESTION 7: Pitch
PLAY THE GREATEST SONG IN THE WORLD: Add the bar lines
QUESTION 7a: Add the notes – CAPITALS only ….. OUT OF 10
QUESTION 7b: Draw the notes onto the stave ….. OUT OF 7
QUESTION 7: Clefs & Pitch
QUESTION 7c: Add the notes – CAPITALS only ….. OUT OF 8
QUESTION 7d: Write the notes on the stave ….. OUT OF 2
QUESTION 8: Accidentals
ACCIDENTALS: Pupils test each other on the virtual keyboard (bottom left).
…………...................
This is a sharp
…………………
sign. It raises the
…………………
pitch by a semi…………………
tone.
For example
a…………………
C# would be the
black note to the
…………………
right of C
…………………
…………...................
…………………
…………………
…………………
…………………
…………………
…………………
…………...................
…………………
This is a natural
…………………
sign. It cancels out
any sharp or flat
…………………
sign and restores it
…………………
back to the original
…………………
pitch.
…………………
QUESTION 8: Accidentals
QUESTION 8A: Name the sharps and Flats ….. OUT OF 8
QUESTION 8B: Circle the higher pitch – The first one has been answered for you ….. OUT OF 8
QUESTION 8C: Draw sharp signs in front of these. QUESTION 8D: Draw flat signs in front of these.
QUESTION 9: Performance directions
PERFORMANCE DIRECTIONS – TEMPO ….. OUT OF 3
………………………
132 – 160 bpm
……………………………………..
108 – 120 bpm
……………………………………..
104 – 80 bpm
……………………………
66 – 76 bpm
QUESTION 9A: Circle the correct tempo
Allegro
QUESTION 9B: Circle the correct tempo
Moderato
Andante
Allegro
QUESTION 9C: Circle the correct tempo
Moderato
Andante
Moderato
Andante
Allegro
QUESTION 9: Performance directions
PERFORMANCE DIRECTIONS – Dynamics ….. OUT OF 3
Latin: Piano
English: Quiet
Latin: Mezzo Piano
Eng: Medium quiet
Latin: Mezzo Forte
Eng: Medium Loud
Latin: Forte
English: Loud
Latin: Crescendo
Eng: Getting louder
Latin: Diminuendo
Eng: Getting quieter
9d: Circle the correct dynamic
9e: Circle the correct dynamic
Piano
Mezzo piano
Mezzo forte
Forte
Cres.
Dim.
Mezzo forte
Forte
Cres.
Dim.
9f: Circle the correct dynamic
Piano
Mezzo piano
QUESTION 9: Performance directions
PERFORMANCE DIRECTIONS ….. OUT OF 2
Original
Staccato: Discuss what staccato is and looks like.
Accent: Discuss what accent is and looks like.
9g: Describe Staccato . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
9h: Describe Accent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
EXAM TIP.
= ………………………………….
&
= …………………………
QUESTION 10: Key Signatures
Tones & Semi-tones
QUESTION 10a: State whether each interval is a Tone or a Semi tone ….. OUT OF 8
C – C# …………………………… B – C …………………………….
Db – Eb …………………………… F# - G …………………………....
E–F
F–G
………………………..…….
………………………………
Eb – D# …………………………
A – G ………………...…………...
QUESTION 10: Key Signatures
QUESTION 10b: Complete the G major scale using your knowledge of the previous slide ….. OUT OF 6
QUESTION 10c: Complete the F major scale using your knowledge of the previous slide ….. OUT OF 6
Note
F
…
Tone
Degree of scale
I
…
…
…
Tone SemiTone Tone
II
III
IV
…
Tone
V
…
Tone
VI
F
SemiTone
VII
VIII
QUESTION 10d: Complete the D major scale using your knowledge of the previous slide ….. OUT OF 6
QUESTION 10: Key Signatures
KEY SIGNATURE EXTENSION.
EXTENSION 1: Complete the G major scale in BASS clef.
EXTENSION 2: Complete the F major scale in BASS clef.
QUESTION 11: Intervals
INTERVALS.
Note
D
…
C
Tone
Degree of scale
I
E
…
F…
Tone SemiTone Tone
II
III
IV
Tone
V
B
…
A
…
G
…
Tone
VI
C
SemiTone
VII
DEGREES OF THE SCALE: Scales are numbered 1 to 8.
What are intervals? Essentially these numbers are intervals… EASY!
TASK: Copy out the above on the stave below
VIII
QUESTION 11: Intervals
QUESTION 11a: Complete the intervals ….. OUT OF 12
QUESTION 11b: Complete the intervals ….. OUT OF 12
QUESTION 11: Intervals
QUESTION 11c: Complete the intervals ….. OUT OF 12
QUESTION 11d: Complete the intervals ….. OUT OF 12