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

Answer key:

CHAPTER 13: Minor mode dictations

  • Minor mode; simple meter; all excerpts are 4 measures long

Chapter 13.2 French horn - /4; 3 sharps
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13.2 Trombone - /4; 3 flats
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CHAPTER 14: Longer minor mode dictations

  • Minor mode; simple and compound meters; all excerpts are 5-8 measures long

Chapter 14.1 Cello - /4; 1 flat
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Chapter 14.2 Clarient - /2; 4 flats
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CHAPTER 15: Subdivisions of simple meter

  • Major or minor mode; simple meter; all excerpts are 4-6 measures long

Chapter 15.1 Trombone - /4; 2 flats
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Chapter 15.2 French horn - /4; 1 flat
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CHAPTER 16: Subdivisions of compound meter

  • Major or minor mode; compound meter; all excerpts are 4-6 measures long

Chapter 16.1 Clarinet - /8; no sharps/flats
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Chapter 16.2 Cello - /4; 4 flats
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CHAPTER 17: Introduction to syncopation

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-6 measures long

Chapter 17.1 French horn - /8; 1 flat
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Chapter 17.2 Trombone - /4; 2 flats
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CHAPTER 18: Dictations with arpeggiations of IV

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-6 measures long

Chapter 18.1 Cello - /4; 1 flat
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Chapter 18.2 Clarinet - /4; 1 flat
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CHAPTER 19: Dictations with arpeggiations of V7

  • Major or minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4-8 measures long

Chapter 19.1 Clarinet - /4; 4 sharps
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Chapter 19 Trombone - /2; no sharps/flats
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CHAPTER 20: Two-voice dictations

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

Chapter 20.1 - /4; no sharps/flats
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Chapter 20.2 - /4; 1 sharp
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CHAPTER 21: Bass dictations in a four-voice texture

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

Chapter 21.1 - /4; 1 sharp
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Chapter 21.2 - /4; 3 sharps
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CHAPTER 22: Introduction to harmonic dictation in major (I, I6, V, V6, IV, and ii6)

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

Chapter 22.1 - /4; no sharps/flats
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Chapter 22.2 - /6; 2 flats
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CHAPTER 23: Introduction to harmonic dictation in minor (i, i6, V, V6, iv, and iio6)

  • Minor mode; simple or compound meter; all excerpts are 4 measures long

Chapter 23.1 - /4; 1 sharp
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Chapter 23.2 - /8; 3 flats
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CHAPTER 24: Harmonic dictations in major adding V7, V6/5, and V4/2

  • Major mode; compound meter; all excerpts are 4 measures long

Chapter 24.1 - /4; no sharps/flats
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Chapter 24.2 - /8; 1 flat
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CHAPTER 25: Harmonic dictations in minor adding V7, V6/5, and V4/2

  • Minor mode; compound meter; all excerpts are 4 measures long

Chapter 25.1 - /4; 1 flat
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Chapter 25.2 - /4; 2 sharps
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