Fundamentals Grades 5-3Aural Test
Dictation of a Melody with Chordal Accompaniment Played on the Electone
|Grade 5||Grade 4||Grade 3|
|Form fo the Piece||A melody with chordal accompaniment of the level shown in the examples (Grade 5, Grade 4).
*May includes accidentals.
|A melody with chordal accompaniment of the level shown in the examples.
*May include a modulation.
|Length||4-bars (May begin on an up-beat)||8-bars (May begin on an up-beat).|
|Key/Tonic Note||Key and its tonic note are given beforehand.
The time signature will not be given.
*Candidates shall identify the time signature by listening to the piece.
|Harmony||Mostly chord progression (cadence) with separate bass part||Various progressions with bass part|
|Candidates are required to write the bass part and chord names or chord numbers|
|Kinds of Chords||May includes primary triads, dominant 7th, 2 (2nd inversion of )||The Grade 5 chords plus secondary triads, simple inversions (2, 1, etc.)||The Grade 5 and 4 chords plus secondary dominant 7ths, diminished 7ths, augmented chords, etc. and various inversions|
|Procedure||The entire piece is played five times with intervals of 30 seconds between each performance.||
The piece will be played according to the following procedure, with an interval of about 20 seconds between each step.
- Candidates can write the dictation answer on the provided draft paper.
Later, they can rewrite their final answers on the test paper.
- Candidates are not allowed to take the draft paper back.