Practice Test: Entrance Exam Music Theory

The Royal Conservatoire offers you the possibility to practice the entry exam music theory. Follow the links below to see what kind of exercises to expect during the entrance exam.

Terminology

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  • “A” means “Augmented”
  • “M” means “Major”
  • “P” means “Perfect”
  • “m” means “minor”
  • “d” means “diminished”

Identify the scale in the given key signature. Don’t forget to mind the clef!

The time for this task is 3 minutes, and the minimum number of given answers is 10.

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To practice, you can find the same exercise without the time limit here.

Identify the given interval. Mind the clef and the accidentals!

The time for this task is 3 minutes, and the minimum number of given answers is 10.

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To practice, you can find the same exercise without the time limit here.

Identify the given triad. The triads may be given in root position or in an inversion. Don’t forget to mind the clef!

The time for this task is 3 minutes, and the minimum number of given answers is 10.

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To practice, you can find the same exercise without the time limit here.

Identify the given seventh chord. The chords may be given in root position or in an inversion. Don’t forget to mind the clef!

The time for this task is 3 minutes, and the minimum number of given answers is 10.

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Place the note in the right position on the staff and use the necessary accidentals to construct the interval that is asked. You can adjust the note’s position by using the arrows or by clicking on the staff.

The time for this task is 4 minutes, and the minimum number of given answers is 10.

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For all students, except Jazz students:

Use accidentals to make the necessary modifications to create the triad that is asked for. The triads may be given in root position or in an inversion. Select a note by using the arrows or by clicking on it.

The time for this task is 4 minutes, and the minimum number of given answers is 10.

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To practice, you can find the same exercise without the time limit here.


For Jazz students:

The time for this task is 4 minutes, and the minimum number of given answers is 10.

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To practice, you can find the same exercise without the time limit here.

For all students, except Jazz students:

Use accidentals to make the necessary modifications to construct the seventh chord that is asked for. The triads may be given in root position or in an inversion. Select a note by using the arrows or by clicking on it.

The time for this task is 4 minutes, and the minimum number of given answers is 10.

Go to the task!

To practice, you can find the same exercise without the time limit here.


For Jazz students:

The time for this task is 4 minutes, and the minimum number of given answers is 10.

Go to the task!

To practice, you can find the same exercise without the time limit here.

Recognise the intervals that will be played ascending, descending and harmonically.

The time for this task is 3 minutes, and the minimum number of given answers is 10.

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To practice, you can find the same exercise without the time limit here.

Recognise the triads, played in root position or in inversion.

The time for this task is 3 minutes, and the minimum number of given answers is 10.

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To practice, you can find the same exercise without the time limit here.

Recognise the seventh chords.

The time for this task is 3 minutes, and the minimum number of given answers is 10.

Go to the task!

To practice, you can find the same exercise without the time limit here.