Closing Survey

 

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1. Please rate your current skills regarding your ability to, by ear, determine the chord progression being used in a typical popular song on the radio:

For example: "The chorus of this Journey song is a "I V vi IV" progression repeated 4 times"

  Very weak Weak Moderate Strong Very Strong
Rate your current ability to determine the chord progression(s) in popular music:

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2. Please rate your current overall skills in music theory:

  Very weak Weak Moderate Strong Very strong
Rate your current overall skills in music theory:

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3. Please rate your current skills regarding your ability to, on-the-spot (i.e. "by ear"), choose chords to harmonize a primarily diatonic melody being performed live:

  Very weak Weak Moderate Strong Very strong
Rate your current ability to choose harmonizing chords live:

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4. Please rate your current skills regarding your ability to choose chords to harmonize a primarily diatonic melody written on staff paper:

  Very weak Weak Moderate Strong Very strong
Rate your current ability to choose harmonizing chords on paper:

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5. Please listen to this audio example (below) and, by ear, select the closest matching chord progression from the choices below.

<embed src="http://www.vjmanzo.com/dissertation/audio/posttest/1.mp3" autostart="false" loop="false" height="62" width="144" controls="console">

Choose chord numbers assuming that each song is in a major key (e.g.: in C Major - 1 = C maj, 2 - dmin, 3 = emin, etc.). PLEASE - don't use any instrument or other aid to assist you in this.

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6. Please listen to this audio example (below) and, by ear, select the closest matching chord progression from the choices below.

<embed src="http://www.vjmanzo.com/dissertation/audio/posttest/2.mp3" autostart="false" loop="false" height="62" width="144" controls="console">

Choose chord numbers assuming that each song is in a major key (e.g.: in C Major - 1 = C maj, 2 - dmin, 3 = emin, etc.). PLEASE - don't use any instrument or other aid to assist you in this.

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7. Please listen to this audio example (below) and, by ear, select the closest matching chord progression from the choices below.

<embed src="http://www.vjmanzo.com/dissertation/audio/posttest/3.mp3" autostart="false" loop="false" height="62" width="144" controls="console">

Choose chord numbers assuming that each song is in a major key (e.g.: in C Major - 1 = C maj, 2 - dmin, 3 = emin, etc.). PLEASE - don't use any instrument or other aid to assist you in this.

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8. Please listen to this audio example (below) and, by ear, select the closest matching chord progression from the choices below.

<embed src="http://www.vjmanzo.com/dissertation/audio/posttest/4.mp3" autostart="false" loop="false" height="62" width="144" controls="console">

Choose chord numbers assuming that each song is in a major key (e.g.: in C Major - 1 = C maj, 2 - dmin, 3 = emin, etc.). PLEASE - don't use any instrument or other aid to assist you in this.

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9. Please listen to this audio example (below) and, by ear, select the closest matching chord progression from the choices below.

<embed src="http://www.vjmanzo.com/dissertation/audio/posttest/5.mp3" autostart="false" loop="false" height="62" width="144" controls="console">

Choose chord numbers assuming that each song is in a major key (e.g.: in C Major - 1 = C maj, 2 - dmin, 3 = emin, etc.). PLEASE - don't use any instrument or other aid to assist you in this.

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10. Please listen to this audio example (below) and, by ear, select the closest matching chord progression from the choices below.

<embed src="http://www.vjmanzo.com/dissertation/audio/posttest/6.mp3" autostart="false" loop="false" height="62" width="144" controls="console">

Choose chord numbers assuming that each song is in a major key (e.g.: in C Major - 1 = C maj, 2 - dmin, 3 = emin, etc.). PLEASE - don't use any instrument or other aid to assist you in this.

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11. Please listen to this audio example (below) and, by ear, select the closest matching chord progression from the choices below.

<embed src="http://www.vjmanzo.com/dissertation/audio/posttest/7.mp3" autostart="false" loop="false" height="62" width="144" controls="console">

Choose chord numbers assuming that each song is in a major key (e.g.: in C Major - 1 = C maj, 2 - dmin, 3 = emin, etc.). PLEASE - don't use any instrument or other aid to assist you in this.

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12. Please listen to this audio example (below) and, by ear, select the closest matching chord progression from the choices below.

<embed src="http://www.vjmanzo.com/dissertation/audio/posttest/8.mp3" autostart="false" loop="false" height="62" width="144" controls="console">

Choose chord numbers assuming that each song is in a major key (e.g.: in C Major - 1 = C maj, 2 - dmin, 3 = emin, etc.). PLEASE - don't use any instrument or other aid to assist you in this.

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13. Please listen to this audio example (below) and, by ear, select the closest matching chord progression from the choices below.

<embed src="http://www.vjmanzo.com/dissertation/audio/posttest/9.mp3" autostart="false" loop="false" height="62" width="144" controls="console">

Choose chord numbers assuming that each song is in a major key (e.g.: in C Major - 1 = C maj, 2 - dmin, 3 = emin, etc.). PLEASE - don't use any instrument or other aid to assist you in this.

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14. Please listen to this audio example (below) and, by ear, select the closest matching chord progression from the choices below.

<embed src="http://www.vjmanzo.com/dissertation/audio/posttest/10.mp3" autostart="false" loop="false" height="62" width="144" controls="console">

Choose chord numbers assuming that each song is in a major key (e.g.: in C Major - 1 = C maj, 2 - dmin, 3 = emin, etc.). PLEASE - don't use any instrument or other aid to assist you in this.

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15. To what extent do you feel that your ability to determine chord progressions improved?

  Not at all Small extent Moderate extent Large extent Very Large extent
Extent you feel this skill improved:

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16. To what extent do you feel that using an accompanying instrument (like piano) helped you determine chord progressions?

  Not at all Small extent Moderate extent Large extent Very Large extent
Extent you feel using the accompanying instrument helped determine progressions:

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17. To what extent do you feel you would have been able to complete the same activities (determining chord progressions) to the same degree of success without the aid of an accompanying instrument?

  Not at all - the instrument helped me a great deal Small extent - the instrument helped me Moderate extent - the instrument helped and hindered me about the same Large extent - the instrument didn't help me very much Very Large extent - I would have been better without the instrument--it didn't help at all
Extent you feel you would have been able to complete activities successfully without accompanying instrument:

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