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6. Triads & Chords Exercises

Grade 4 Music Theory Lesson 6: Triads and Chords Exercises

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1. Identify these triads by naming the major or minor key as indicated, and describing them as tonic (I), subdominant (IV) or dominant (V)

triads-identify 0 0triads-identify 0 1triads-identify 0 2triads-identify 0 3

triads-identify 1 0triads-identify 1 1triads-identify 1 2triads-identify 1 3 


2. Write the key signatures and triads named below. 

key sig triad 0 0key sig triad 0 1key sig triad 0 2key sig triad 0 3



3. Write the named triads as shown by the key signatures.

write triad 0 0write triad 0 1write triad 0 2write triad 0 3



4. Write the clefs and key signatures to make the triads named below. 

key clef 0 0key clef 0 1key clef 0 2key clef 0 3



5. Answer TRUE or FALSE to the following statements:

(The key of the melody is G major). Every bar from bar 1 to bar 4 contains at least one note of the dominant triad: true or false?



(The key of the melody is G minor). Every bar from bar 1 to bar 2 contains at least one note of the subdominant triad: true or false?



6. Name each of these chords as tonic (I), subdominant (IV) or dominant (V). 

a. The key is D minor.

 god rest 0 0god rest 0 1god rest 0 2god rest 0 3


b. The key is G major

see amid 0 0see amid 0 1see amid 0 2



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