General instructions for dictation

  • The information you need for the dictations will be given to the right of audio title (e.g. /4; 3 flats means the time signature will feature a '4' on the bottom and the key signature will feature 3 flats)

  • The opening clicks will always give you the beat unit; do not feature it in your dictation

  • Make sure all harmonic dictations include the melodic line, the bass line, and roman numerals

CHAPTER 26: Dictations featuring viio6

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-7 measures long

Chapter 26.1 Clarinet - /4; 1 sharp
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Chapter 26.2 Strings - /4; 4 sharps
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CHAPTER 27: Dictations featuring ii or iio6

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-7 measures long

Chapter 27.1 - Bassoon - /8; 3 sharps
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Chapter 27.2 Strings - /4; 2 sharps
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CHAPTER 28: Dictations featuring vi or VI

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-7 measures long

Chapter 28.1 Clarinet - /4; 5 flats
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Chapter 28.2 Winds - /8; 1 sharp
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CHAPTER 29: Dictations featuring iii or III

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-7 measures long

Chapter 29.1 Clarinet - /4; 3 sharps
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Chapter 29.2 Strings - /4; 2 flats
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CHAPTER 30: Dictations featuring the cadential six-four chord

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-7 measures long

Chapter 30.1 Strings - /4; 0 sharps/flats
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Chapter 30.2 Strings - /4; 0 sharps/flatsUnknown Artist
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CHAPTER 31: Dictations featuring other six-four chords (passing and pedal)

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-7 measures long

Chapter 31.1 Strings - /4; 2 sharps
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Chapter 31.2 Strings - /4; 4 flats
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CHAPTER 32: Dictations featuring diatonic seventh chords

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-7 measures long

Chapter 32.1 Strings - /4; 3 flats
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Chapter 32.2 Strings - /4; 4 sharps
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CHAPTER 33: Dictations featuring diatonic seventh chords​ and six-four chords

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-7 measures long

Chapter 33.1 Winds - /2; 6 flats
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Chapter 33.2 Winds - /2; 2 flats
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CHAPTER 34: Dictations featuring applied chords of V

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-7 measures long

Chapter 34.1 Cello - /4; 1 flat
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Chapter 34.2 Strings - /4; 4 sharps
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CHAPTER 35: Dictations featuring applied chords of IV or iv

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-7 measures long

Chapter 35.1 Clarinet - /4; 2 sharps
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Chapter 35.2 Strings - /4; 0 sharps/flats
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CHAPTER 36: Dictations featuring applied chords of ii

  • Major mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-7 measures long

Chapter 36.1 Trumpet - /2; 1 sharp
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Chapter 36.2 Winds - /8; 1 flat
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CHAPTER 37: Dictations featuring applied chords of ii, iv, IV, or V (may feature multiple applied chords in the same excerpt)

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-7 measures long

Chapter 37.1 Clarinet - /4; 2 sharps
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Chapter 37.2 Strings - /4; 3 flats
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