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Chord 2 is a Napolitan Sextchord
Chord 1 is a C-Major Chord
Chord 3 is an E-minor Chord
Chord 4 is the 2nd Inversion of the A-minor Chord in Narrow Notation
Happy Birthday Theme in the Style of: Bach, Schumann, Chopin, Debussy
Happy Birthday Theme in the Style of: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Strauss
Happy Birthday Theme in the Style of: Beethoven, Bach, Chopin, Grieg
Happy Birthday Theme in the Style of: Mozart, Beethoven, Strauss, Gershwin
#3. The Span of an Octave
on the Piano Keyboard is 6.5 inches
on the Piano Keyboard is 8 inches
on the Piano Keyboard is 10 inches
on the Piano Keyboard is 5 inches
#4. This is a
Lydian Scale (Same key signature as C-Major but begins with D)
Mixolydian Scale (Same key signature as C-Major but begins with D)
Aeolian Scale (Same key signature as C-Major but begins with D)
Dorian Scale (Same key signature as C-Major but begins with D)
#5. Which of the following is NOT
used in the construction of pianos? Sugar Pine
used in the construction of pianos? Mahogany
used in the construction of pianos? Hard Maple
used in the construction of pianos? Bamboo
#6. In Piano Tuning, the difference between twelve perfect fifths and seven octaves is called
the Musical Temperament
the Pythagorean Comma
#7. This is
a sequence with the chords I-VI-IV-V
a sequence with the chords I-IV-V
a sequence of a basic Jazz Chord Progression II-V-I
a sequence of a basic Jazz Chord Progression III-VI-I
#8. This is
an Improvisation in a mixed style between Bach and Ravel
a Scherzo from Mozart
an Improvisation that mixes Bach with a Song from the Beatles
a Bach prelude from The Well Tempered Piano
#9. What does Libretto mean
free Style playing such as an Improvisation
the Lyrics of on Opera
the same as Ad Libitum
a Liberal Musician
#10. If a Piano is tuned in Equal Temperament a Stretch is applied to make the sound more pleasing
which means softening the Piano Hammers with a Needle
which means slightly sharpen the higher tones and flatten the lower tones
which means stretching the strings so they sound brighter
which means inserting a Heater Module inside the piano
In composition chord progression is Suspended
In composition this is a perfect notation for I-IV-V-I
In composition this is called Smart Voicing
In composition this is a poor notation because of the parallel octaves
This notation is bad because the intervals are too big
This notation has no Smart Voicing
This notation is good because the counter motion of Bass and Soprano
This notation is called a Deceptive Cadence
#13. J.S Bach
Toccata in D-Minor: Opening Motif - Augmented Chords - Resolution
Toccata in D-Minor: Opening Motif - Suspended Chords - Resolution
Toccata in D-Minor: Opening Motif - Seventh Chords - Resolution
Toccata in D-Minor: Opening Motif - Diminished Chords - Resolution
John Denver - Annie's Song
Paul Simon - You can Call Me Al
Kansas Band - Dust in the Wind
Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
Excerpt from ROMOFF, the life of a young pianist
Excerpt from MR. HOLLAND's OPUS
Excerpt from PIANO PRODIGY, Jay Lewington London
Excerpt from VITUS, about a Swiss piano prodigy
Watch the whole preview on Youtube
#16. What is a Motet?
a single Melody played on an instrument
a Sonata from the 16th Century
a highly varied choral musical composition
a small musical piece
#17. What is Cantus Firmus?
It was used in the Renaissance period to indicate when a child was a Prodigy.
This is the leading melody of a song and only can appear on the highest voice (Soprano).
It is an instrument that sounds similar as a human Voice. It is also known under the name of Fox Humana.
It is the leading melody forming the basis of a polyphonic composition. It is mostly in the Soprano but also can appear on any other voice.
#18. What is Polyphony?
A composition that uses one leading melody, accompanied with Chords.
An old type of sound recording similar as a Gramophone.
A composition with independent voices or instrument parts (usually Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass) by using techniques of counterpoint.
Someone copying the creative work of a composer and claiming it as his Own Composition.
A Boogie Bass Pattern followed by an Up Arpeggio
A Boogie Bass Pattern followed by a Down Glissando
A Walking Bass followed by a Down Arpeggio
A Walking Bass followed by an Up Glissnado
#20. What is a Mixolydian scale?
It is a scale that is only used for Jazz Music.
This scale is obsolete and is no longer used.
It is the scale that appears when a major scale is played with the third note as the starting point (root), e.g. C major scale played from E4 to E5
It is the scale that appears when a major scale is played with the fifth note as the starting point (root), e.g. C major scale played from G4 to G5
Hamabe no Uta. Song of the Seashore by James Gatway
Fill Up My Senses by John Denver interpreted by John Denver
Annie's Song by John Denver interpreted by Sunny Choi
Time to Say Goodbye by Andrea Bocelli played by Maximo Spodek
#22. What is Meter?
It is a recurring pattern of stresses or accents that provide the pulse or beat of music. Meter is notated at the beginning of a composition with a time signature.
It is a scale (usually major) that is played over a minimum of Two Octaves.
Is the span (width) of 6 octaves on the Keyboard.
Is a built in gauge in the piano to measure its Internal Humidity
#23. What is a Rhythm?
The Time Signature of a Musical Composition.
The use of a Metronome when practising a musical piece.
Rhythm and Meter are the same whereas Meter is more used in Classical Music and Rhythm in Non Classical Music such as Jazz, Pop, Rock
The elements in music including all the parts such as accent, meter and tempo that relate to forward movement
#24. What is a Mnemonic?
A spiritual technique of concentration to improve Memory Capacity
A technique that allows to improve Sight Reading
The build up of a Repertoire
A device such as a pattern of letters, ideas, or associations that assists in remembering something. e.g. Every Good Boy Does Fine for the notes E,G,B,D,F on the Treble Key Staff Lines
#25. What is a Repertoire?
A collection of pieces that a performer can play By Heart
A Repetition of a Song when the Audience is Applauding
A collection of pieces that a performer knows and is Prepared to Perform
An Advanced Capacity of Sight Reading