2 Melody Exercises of a one octave melody in 4/4 time in a major or minor key
5 Interval Exercises include the identification of these intervals: above and below a given note: Minor 2nd, Major 2nd, Minor 3rd, Major 3rd, Perfect 4th, Diminished 5th, Perfect 5th, Minor 6th, Major 6th, Perfect Octave
5 Chord Exercises include the identification of Major, Minor, Dominant and Diminished 7th chords
Example Session – Grade 7, Session 1
Melody Exercises (2 in each session)
The CD plays the melody. Students sing the melody while tapping the basic beat and state whether the melody is in a major or minor key. The melody is printed in the answer booklet.
Interval Exercises (5 in each session)
The required interval is named and the first note of the interval is played. In the space that follows the students sing the second note of the interval. After a short pause, the answer note is then played (indicated by bracketed notes).
Chord Exercises (5 in each session)
The chord is played twice and in the space that follows the student identifies the chord as Major, Minor, Dominant or Diminished 7th . After a short pause the answer is given (indicated by the text below each chord).