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Music Theory for Computer Musicians by Michael Hewitt

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Exercises

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1a.What kind of triads are the following?
  1. Example: C E G is a major triad.

  2. C Eb G is a ____________________ triad.

  3. C Eb Gb is a ____________________ triad.

  4. C E G# is a ____________________ triad.

1b.Which of the above do the following symbols denote?
  • Cm denotes chord 2.

  • C+ denotes chord ____________________.

  • Co denotes chord ____________________.

  • C denotes chord ____________________.

2.The semitone rule: Fill in the number of semitones required for each triad.
  • Diminished Triad: ____________________ plus ____________________ semitones.

  • Minor Triad: ____________________ plus ____________________ semitones.

  • Major Triad: ____________________ plus ____________________ ...

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