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Take a Theory Break: Take One

This is for my musical friends and students. Set aside your word search, Suduku and crossword puzzles. No words or numbers to find here. This is a puzzle to brush up on your music theory skills . . .

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Follow the steps to discover the remaining chord:

  1. Circle all the tonic chords.
  2. Circle the dominant seventh chord.
  3. Circle all the subdominant chords.
  4. Circle all the inverted chords.
  5. Circle the syncopated chord.
  6. Circle the b minor chord.
  7. The notes that remain spell a ____  ______________________ chord!

Bonus:  The title of the song is _______________________________________

Double Bonus: If you can play the song with your eyes and guess the title before singing it aloud or playing it on an instrument.

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Take a Theory Break—Puzzle #1 from kenpulsmusic.com 2014