To to able to harmonise a melodic riff above a chord sequence

In this lesson, you will compose a dance riff, ensuring it harmonises with a chord sequence.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is a chord?

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Q2.What is a chord sequence?

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Q3.What is a bass line?

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Q4.What is a bass riff?

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Q5.What is a root note bass line?

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Q6.What would a root note bass line be in this chord sequence? Dm, Am, C, F

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Q7.How can you add interest to a root note bass line?

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Q8.How could you change the melodic shape of a bass line?

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Q9.What is a passing note?

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Q10.What does sustained mean?

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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:

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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Question 10

Q1.What is a chord?

1/10

Q2.What is a chord sequence?

2/10

Q3.What is a bass line?

3/10

Q4.What is a bass riff?

4/10

Q5.What is a root note bass line?

5/10

Q6.What would a root note bass line be in this chord sequence? Dm, Am, C, F

6/10

Q7.How can you add interest to a root note bass line?

7/10

Q8.How could you change the melodic shape of a bass line?

8/10

Q9.What is a passing note?

9/10

Q10.What does sustained mean?

10/10

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Harmonising a melody - End Quiz

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Question 5

Q1.What is harmony?

1/5

Q2.What is a riff?

2/5

Q3.Which chords are major in the key of C?

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Q4.What are the following chords?

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Q5.Who is considered to be the father of harmony?

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Harmonising a melody - End Quiz

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is harmony?

1/5

Q2.What is a riff?

2/5

Q3.Which chords are major in the key of C?

3/5

Q4.What are the following chords?

4/5

Q5.Who is considered to be the father of harmony?

5/5

Lesson summary: To to able to harmonise a melodic riff above a chord sequence

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