How can we play in a virtual band?

In this lesson, you will consolidate your learning so far by creating two contrasting chord progressions. You will learn how to input these into a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) and compose other parts to play in your virtual band.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What are the secondary triads?

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Q2.What are the numbers of the secondary triads?

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Q3.What is this chord?

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Q4.What does the 'm' in Dm mean?

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Q5.What are the three secondary chords in C major?

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Q6.What is the accompaniment?

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Q7.What does syncopated mean?

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Q8.How can you make an accompaniment more interesting?

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Q9.How long is a dotted crotchet?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What are the secondary triads?

1/9

Q2.What are the numbers of the secondary triads?

2/9

Q3.What is this chord?

3/9

Q4.What does the 'm' in Dm mean?

4/9

Q5.What are the three secondary chords in C major?

5/9

Q6.What is the accompaniment?

6/9

Q7.What does syncopated mean?

7/9

Q8.How can you make an accompaniment more interesting?

8/9

Q9.How long is a dotted crotchet?

9/9

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

How can we play in a virtual band?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.How many notes are in a triad?

1/10

Q2.How can you work out a triad on a keyboard?

2/10

Q3.What are the primary triads in roman numerals?

3/10

Q4.What are the three secondary triads in C major?

4/10

Q5.What does the 'm' in Dm mean?

5/10

Q6.What is a semitone?

6/10

Q7.What does this symbol mean?

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Q8.What chord and instrument does this show?

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Q9.What does syncopated mean?

9/10

Q10.What is the accompaniment?

10/10

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How can we play in a virtual band?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.How many notes are in a triad?

1/10

Q2.How can you work out a triad on a keyboard?

2/10

Q3.What are the primary triads in roman numerals?

3/10

Q4.What are the three secondary triads in C major?

4/10

Q5.What does the 'm' in Dm mean?

5/10

Q6.What is a semitone?

6/10

Q7.What does this symbol mean?

7/10

Q8.What chord and instrument does this show?

8/10

Q9.What does syncopated mean?

9/10

Q10.What is the accompaniment?

10/10

Lesson summary: How can we play in a virtual band?

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