Here is the format for Exam 3. Make sure you go over this before the exam, which is on APRIL 8. Exam 3 is very similar to exam 2. The layout is nearly identical. I am providing examples of each part of the written section as well as the instructions for the aural section. Print this out in order to do the example problems.
Part I. Written Skills
A. Using Roman numerals and figured bass symbols, identify the following chords and their inversions.
B. Notate the requested chords on the staff below.
C. The following chords are written in keyboard spacing. Rewrite each chord in root position, closed spacing, to the right of the original On the line below the staff, identify the chord quality as Major, minor, diminished, augmented, or Major-minor 7th. (NOTE: the bottom line on these examples should be in bass clef; keep the notes on the same lines or spaces)
D. Using Roman numerals and figured bass symbols, identify the following chords and their inversions. (NOTE: the bottom line on these examples should be in bass clef; keep the notes on the same lines or spaces)
E. Given a note and its scale-degree function, provide the key signature for the corresponding MAJOR keys, then minor keys.
F. Melodic Analysis. Given a four-bar melodic excerpt, answer questions about it. These questions will concern cadence types (Authentic, Plagal, or Half), non-chord tones (NCTs), harmonic outlining, etc.
Part II. Aural Skills
A. Identify the following harmonic intervals. Each interval will be played twice.
B. Identify the following chord qualities. Choose from Major (M), minor (m), augmented (+), diminished (o), or Major-minor 7th (Mm7). Each sonority will be played twice.
C. Rhythmic dictation. Transcribe the rhythm only for the following melody. There will be four hearings.
D. Melodic Dictations.
I. Phrase dictation. Given the first phrase of the two-phrase melody, transcribe the second phrase in the remaining four bars. There will be four hearings.
II. The following melody outlines the harmonic progression indicated below the staff. Transcribe the melody. There will be four hearings.