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4. Chromatic Scales Exercises

Grade 4 Music Theory Lesson 4: Chromatic Scales Exercises


1. Write out one octave of  the following chromatic scales in semibreves (whole notes), using the tonic/dominant method:

a) Ascending, starting on Eb

chromatic 1

b) Ascending, starting on F#

chromatic 2

c) Descending, starting on A

chromatic 3

d) Descending, starting on Bb

chromatic 4


2. Write out one octave of the following chromatic scales in semibreves (whole notes), using the sharps up/flats down method:

a) Ascending, starting on F

chromatic 5

b) Ascending, starting on B

chromatic 6

c) Descending, starting on C

chromatic 7

d) Descending, starting on Db

chromatic 8


3. Draw a circle around four notes next to each other that form part of a chromatic scale in the following pieces of music:


a) chopin


b) haydn


c) scriabin



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