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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, could you determine: "The chorus of that Journey song is a "I V vi IV" progression repeated 4 times"

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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:

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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:

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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:

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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/pretest/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.

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.

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/pretest/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/pretest/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/pretest/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/pretest/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/pretest/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/pretest/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/pretest/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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