By Paul Schmeling

Examine tune thought in line with over 40 years of track concept guideline at Berklee collage of tune. even if you already play an software, or want to extend the intensity of your musical wisdom, figuring out the basic options of song thought is key for advancing your functionality talents and writing tune. This ebook positive factors rigorous, hands-on, "ears-on" perform workouts that assist you discover the interior workings of track, proposing notes, scales, and rhythms as they're heard in pop. jazz and blues. you are going to study and construct upon the elemental suggestions of track conception with written routines, listening examples and ear education workouts. The integrated CD can help strengthen classes as you start to construct a high-quality musical origin.

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J œ ˙ j œ ˙ œ. j œ œ. œ. j œ w ? 44 4 & 4 œ. œ ˙ J œ ˙ œ œ œ œ œ w ? 44 2. Write this melody one octave higher in the treble clef provided. & 44 ? 44 œ . œ ˙ J œ. œ˙ J œ œ. J œ. œ J w & 44 œ. 44 œ . 34 œ˙ J œ˙ J œ. œ œ J œ w Exercises, Lessons 10–16. 3. Write the complete name (letter and accidental) of each note of this melody on the line between the staves. b 3 &bb 4œ œ œ œ ˙ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ ˙. œ ˙ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ ˙. œ œ œ œ ˙ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ ˙. #### œ œ œ œ ˙ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ ˙. G Ab Bb ? b b 34 œ œ œ b #### & # œ œ œ œ ˙ œ #œ œ œ œ #œ œ ˙.

42 Exercises, Lessons 17–19. Exercises, Lessons 17–19. Half Steps and Whole Steps 1. Identify the notes in each measure as either a half step (H) or whole step (W) apart. ˙ ˙ ˙ b˙ Ear Training 30 31 1. Listen to whole steps and half steps, then circle the correct answer, half step or whole step. a. half whole b. half whole c. half whole d. half whole e. half whole f. half whole g. half whole h. half whole 2. Listen to chromatic and whole-tone scales. Identify each example as part of either a whole-tone scale or chromatic scale by circling the correct answer.

On the keyboard, two keys a whole step apart have one key between them. 27 On the keyboard, keys next to each other, with no other key in between, whether white or black, are a half step apart, as you saw in lesson 14. 37 Berklee Music Theory, Book 1 Practice In each of these examples, the first one is done for you. 1. Write a note on the staff that is a half step above each given note. As practice, use the adjacent letter name. For example, to identify the note a half step up from F, instead of writing F#, use the adjacent letter name, Gb.

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