Music 109: Harmony & Form I

Topics

Thanks to Raphael Atlas, formerly Professor of Music at Smith College, for some of the materials below.

Fundamentals

Scales (11 pgs)

     ...and here is a fun history of solfege syllables

How to write and ID key signatures (2 pgs)

Meter (6 pgs)

Intervals (9 pgs)

See also the Fluency area for tips on building and recognizing intervals quickly

Circle of fifths

Triads & Seventh Chords (8 pgs)

reveal practice resources

Triad printable self-check sheets

construction, maj/min, treble clef answer key
construction, maj/min, bass clef answer key
ID, maj/min, treble clef answer key
ID, maj/min, bass clef answer key
construction, all qualities, mixed clefs answer key
ID, all qualities, mixed clefs answer key

Seventh chord printable self-check sheets

construction, treble clef answer key
construction, bass clef answer key
ID, treble clef answer key
ID, bass clef answer key

Online practice

tonesavvy.com (my top choice)
Construct and ID triads and seventh chords, any type or inversion; you can set the parameters to drill the chord types and inversions you want.

musictheory.net
Construct and ID triads and seventh chords (root position only)

A different look at the origin and nomenclature of triads

Roman Numerals (3 pgs)

Harmonization

Linear Embellishments

Part I: Interpolations (6 pgs)
Part II: Displacements
Summary of embellishment types (2 pgs)

Cadence Types

Harmonization Heuristic (3 pgs)

Six-Four Chords (4 pgs)

Secondary Functions (5 pgs)

Basic progressions in SATB

authentic, in root position (4 pgs)
inverted authentic; deceptive (2 pgs)