John Ferrara

Jazz Pianist/Arranger/Composer

Interactive Music Test #3

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This is the kind of standard music knowledge any musician should possess. The most important basic subjects that should be mastered are: 3 and 4 part chords, major and minor scales (natural, harmonic, melodic) in all keys, intervals, key signatures, time signatures, basic harmony, reading music, and ear training.

Use upper case letters for note names, # for sharp, b (lower case B) for flat, space between each note ex: C E F# Bb. Use lower case for interval description (major, minor, etc) and numeric for the actual interval. ex: major 3rd, perfect 5th, minor 7th. (If you don't know the answer, or simply want to know it without entering anything, just click "enter").

Spell a 3rd inversion Bb7 chord.

Spell a root position C7sus4 chord.

Which is the smaller interval, a minor 6th or a doubly augmented 5th?

Spell a F harmonic minor scale (ex C D E F G A B C ) - include the top F (8 note scale)

What is the interval between G# and Bb above? (use lower case for response. ex: minor 7th)

Note name of a tension b9 on a D7 chord?

Name the notes in a 1st inversion position A augmented triad.

Inverting a minor 3rd interval is what interval?

How many sharps are in the E major Key Signature?

Name the notes in an Eb diminished seventh chord, root position.

What is the relative minor key of E major? (for example: F minor)