Music Fundamentals: Practice Drills


Clef Reading and Pitch ID

Identify the given note in treble, bass, or alto clef. Speeded ID: Identify strings of 3 notes in each of the following clefs before they fly away. Identify the given pitch in treble, bass, or alto clef where middle C = C4.
Key Signatures

Identify the given major or minor key signature. Construct the given major or minor key signature.
Scale Degrees

Identify the functional names of the given scale degrees. Given a major or minor key, identify the note that corresponds to the given scale degree. Given a major or minor key, identify the scale degree that corresponds to the given note.
Intervals

Identify the given interval. Construct the given ascending intervals. Construct the given descending intervals.
Triads

Construct the given major triads. Construct the given minor triads. Construct the given major, minor, augmented, or diminished triad. Identify the given major, minor, diminished, or augmented triad.
7th Chords

ID and construct each of the following types of 7th chords: MM7, Mm7, mm7, half dim7, and fully dim7.
Rhythm and Meter

Rhythmic Equivalence in notes and rests. Identify the given compound and simple meters.