Music 163 - Dictation Practice

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Preparation: For each excerpt, you will hear two measures counting off the beats on DO before the dictation melody actually starts.

Diatonic melodies

Melody #1, Bass clef, F major, 2/dotted-quarter time, starts on downbeat, on DO

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Answer to Melody 1

Melody #2, Treble clef, F major, 2/dotted-quarter time, starts on 8th-note upeat, on SO

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Answer to Melody 2


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Revised: 8 Jan. 2003
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