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Chords Test, Treble Clef

Test your knowledge of chords by identifying these chords then scrolling down for the answers.  The chords are numbered 1-52 with a chord number given at the start of each line.

chords test treble clef

chords test treble clef

Answers

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1. C major, root position  2.  G major, first inversion  3.  F major, root position  4.  C major, first inversion

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5.  d minor, first inversion  6.  B flat major, first inversion  7.  E flat major, root position  8.  D major, first inversion

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9.  D flat major, root position  10.  c minor, first inversion  11.  f sharp minor, first inversion  12.  E major, root position

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13.  B flat major, second inversion  14.  e minor, first inversion  15.  diminished 7th on D  16.  a minor, first inversion

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17.   G major 7 (minor 7th), root position, usually V7a in C major  18.  diminished 7th on C  19.  D major augmented is the usual name for this chord, though it does not contain an augmented interval: the B flat sounds like an augmented 5th of the chord, i.e. an A sharp; this chord is most likely to be found in g minor and could then be regarded as V13, where the B flat (the 13th) will resolve by falling to A therefore creating chord V in G; or, the chord could be followed by chord i in g minor in which case the B flat will probably fall to the g in the chord of g minor  20.  D major, root position

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21.  b flat minor, root position  22.  B major, first inversion  23.  a minor, root position  24.  A major, first inversion

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25.  a flat minor, root position  26.  E flat major 7 (minor 7th), root position  27.  C major 7 (minor 7th), root postion, usually V7a in F major  28.  f minor 7 (minor 7th) with a diminished 5th; usually ii7a in e flat minor

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29.  G flat major, first inversion  30.  d minor, root position with an added 6th, usually ii7b in a minor  31.  f sharp minor 7 (minor 7th), first inversion, usually V7b in B  32.  diminished 7th on G

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33.  c sharp minor, root position  34.  A flat major 7 (minor 7th), first inversion, usually V7b in A flat  35.  g minor, first inversion  36.  E major 7 (minor 7th), root position, usually V7a in a minor

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37.  c minor 7 (minor 7th) with a diminished 5th, usually ii7a in b flat minor  38.  g minor root position with an added 6th, usually ii7b in d minor  39.  F major 7 (major 7th), root position  40.  G major 7 (minor 7th), first inversion, usually V7b in C major

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41.  A major, first inversion  42.  E flat major, first inversion  43.  e flat minor, first inversion  44.  b minor, root position

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45.  B major 7 (minor 7th) root position, usually V7a in E  46.  A major 7 (minor 7th), root position, usually V7a in D  47.  diminished 7th on F  48.  C major, second inversion

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49.  g sharp minor, first inversion  50.  D flat major, first inversion  51.  C major, first inversion  52.  f sharp minor, first inversion