Mind The Gap: Online Music Theory
College Prep Course 

July 13 - August 7

WEEK 4: Building and Recognizing Seventh Chords

FOLLOWING THESE LESSONS AND QUIZZES STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Interpret the triad quality and chordal seventh quality of a seventh chord

  • Construct seventh chords based on any given triad and chordal seventh qualities

  • Define the four positions of a seventh chord: root, first, second, and third inversion

  • Detect what inversion a given seventh chord is in

VIDEO NO. 1 - Construction: Major, Minor, Augmented, & Diminished

Follow-Up Quizzes

QUIZ NO. 1

10 questions with a 20 minute time limit regarding the identification of MM7 (Major 7th), mm7 (Minor 7th), Mm7 (Dominant 7th), Half-Diminished 7th, and Diminished 7th.

QUIZ NO. 2

10 questions with a 20 minute time limit regarding the construction of MM7 (Major 7th), mm7 (Minor 7th), Mm7 (Dominant 7th), Half-Diminished 7th, and Diminished 7th. Add appropriate accidentals to the given chord to make the requested seventh chord quality.

VIDEO NO. 2 - Inversion: Root, First, Second, & Inversion

Follow-Up Quizzes

QUIZ NO. 1

10 questions with a 20 minute time limit regarding the identification of inverted MM7 (Major 7th), mm7 (Minor 7th), Mm7 (Dominant 7th), Half-Diminished 7th, and Diminished 7th.

QUIZ NO. 2

10 questions with a 20 minute time limit regarding the construction of inverted MM7 (Major 7th), mm7 (Minor 7th), Mm7 (Dominant 7th), Half-Diminished 7th, and Diminished 7th.

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