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The Universities of Melbourne, Adelaide and Western Australia, the Minister for Education in New South Wales, the Minister for Education, Training and Employment in Queensland and the Minister for Education and Skills, Tasmania, through the University of Tasmania

THEORY - THIRD GRADE
2.00 PM to 4.00 PM Time allowed: Two hours Write your candidate number in the space at the top of this paper. Write your answers neatly and clearly on this paper and return it to the Supervisor. Wednesday, 22nd May, 2013

Question 1

KEYS and SCALES

Total Marks 21

A
Write the scale of Eb major. • Write the key signature. • Write one octave descending. • Use semibreves. • Mark each semitone with a slur. • Complete the scale with a double barline.

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B
(i) Add a clef and any accidentals necessary to make this into the scale of G harmonic minor. Mark the tones with slurs.

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œ

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œ

œ

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(ii)

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C

Name this scale.

w

w

w

w

w

w

w

w

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4

For each of the following, write the key signature and the named note. (i) (ii)


C harmonic minor dominant


Ab major leading note

D
Name the two keys that have this key signature.

2

  
E

1.

2.

4

Complete the table below by giving the scale degree name for the nominated note in the specific key. This first one has been completed for you. Key Eb major E major C minor G minor Bb major Note F E B C G Scale degree name supertonic

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Question 2

INTERVALS

Total Marks 9

A
Write these intervals above the given tonic notes. (i) (ii)

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(iii)

perfect 5th

bw bw

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(iv)

w
minor 6th

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B

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perfect 4th

w
major 3rd

4

Name these intervals by number and quality. (i)

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#w w bw w

(ii)

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w bw w bw
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(iii)

(iv)

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C

?

Circle an example of a perfect fourth between consecutive notes in the following melody.

œ œ œ œ b œ œ œœ œ œ ˙ œ b c n œ b & œ ˙
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Question 3

CHORDS and CADENCES

Total Marks 19

A
For each of the following write the named triad. • Use the appropriate key signature. • Use semibreves. (i)

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E major tonic root position

(ii)


Ab major subdominant root position

(iii)


G minor dominant first inversion

B
Write these cadences in four-part vocal style. • Use the appropriate key signature. • Use the note values indicated. (i)

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   

w

w

 
(ii)

h

h

E major plagal cadence

C minor perfect cadence

C
Study the cadence below. • Name the key. • Name the cadence.

2

° b &b

? bb #w w ¢
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w w w w

Key: Cadence:

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Question 4

TIME and RHYTHM

Total Marks 14

A
At each place marked with an arrow ( ) add a rest or rests in the correct order to complete the bar. (i)

2

2 9  8 œ ™  œ œ œ œ

  

3 j 2  œ ™ œ œ
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(ii)

B
At each place marked with an arrow ( ) add a note or notes in the correct order to complete the bar. (i)

3 j  4 œ œ œ œ ™
(ii) 1 note

 notes 2

6 8
(iii) 3 notes

œœœœœ œœœ œ

  

C œj

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C
Add a time signature to each of these two-bar rhythms. (i)

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˙™
(ii)

œ ˙ j œ œ

w

˙

Ϫ
(iii)

j ‰ œ œœ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ

œ œ œ œ

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Question 5

TRANSPOSITION

Total Marks 14

Transpose this melody up into the key of C minor. Add the new key signature.

œ œ œ œœ œ œ œ b j 6 œ œ œ œ œ j j b & 8 œ œ ™#œ œ œ œ œ œ œ™ J œ œœœ œ œœ œ b œ œ nœ#œ œ &b œ œ œ œ œ œ œ J œ™ œ

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Question 6
EITHER

CREATIVE

Total Marks 8

Write a suitable rhythmic pattern to the following couplet. • Write the words clearly under the notes. • Use hyphens for words of more than one syllable Round the garden, through the gate,

Watch the children paired in eights.

OR Write a melody in G major using the following rhythm. Mark the phrasing.

6 8 œ ™ œ œ œ œ œ œ œj œ ™

œ™ œ œ œ œ œ œ™ œ™

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Question 7

TERMS and GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Total Marks 15

A
Write the English meaning of each of the following terms. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) larghetto opus tre corde con moto con anima tranquillo

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B
Name the following signs. (i)

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™™

(ii) (iii)

8va
sfz

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C
Con grazia b j 3 b b & 4 œ™ œ œ œ

6

œ œ œ

5

b Ϫ b & b b &b b Ϫ

œ

œ

œ

œ

œ œ œ

˙™ ˙™

œ œ œ J j œ œ œ

œ œ œ œ œ

œ œ œ œ œ

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˙™

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œ œ œ b œ b œ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ nœ ˙ ™ b œ & b &b b œ™ j œ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ ˙™

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Study the melody above and then answer the following questions. (i) (ii) Name the form of this melody. Mark the main sections of the form with the letters A, B and C. .

1 2 1 1

(iii) Mark the sequence with square brackets above the notes like this (iv) What is the meaning of the term above the first bar?

(v)

Add a sign to show that the melody is to be played moderately soft.

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