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(suitable bach2roq tests indicated in each test)

             
level KEYBOARD / VOCAL / GUITAR / BASS equivalent bach2roq test DRUM KIT  
Fundamental 1 (keyboard only) >Intervals
  • >sing tonic at end of a short unfinished phrase in major key
  • >minor 2nd
  • >major 3rd
bach2roq level 2 chords na  
>Chords
  • >major or minor
bach2roq level 1 chords
>Chord progression
  • >I-I or I different
bach2roq level 1 progressions
>Scales
  • >major or minor
bach2roq level 1 scales
>Melody
  • >sing higher or lower of 2 notes
bach2roq level 1 highest/lowest
>Rhythm
  • >2 or 3 beats, clap and recognise
 

bach2roq level 1 rhythm

 

Fundamental 2 (keyboard only) >Intervals
  • >sing tonic at end of a short unfinished phrase in major or minor key
  • >2,3,5 major, minor or perfect
bach2roq level 2 intervals na  
>Chords
  • >recognise major -> major OR minor -> minor OR major -> minor OR minor -> minor
>where the chords are built on same root note
bach2roq level 3 progressions major/minor
>Chord progression
  • >I-I or I -V 
bach2roq level 2 progressions harmony
>Scales
  • >major or harmonic minor
 
bach2roq level 1 scales
>Melody
  • >sing a short major melody
bach2roq level 2 melody match
>Rhythm
  • >2 or 3 beats, clap and recognise
bach2roq level 2 melody match (rhythm)
Fundamental 3 (keyboard only) >Intervals
  • >2,3,5,7 major, minor or perfect
bach2roq level 3 intervals na  
>Chords
  • >recognise 
  • > major -> major 
  • > OR minor -> minor 
>where the chords are built on same root note
bach2roq level 3 progressions major/minor
>Chord progression
  • >I-I or 
  • > I -V 
  • >I-IV
bach2roq level 3 progressions harmony
>Scales
  • >major or 
  • > harmonic minor
  • >natural minor
 
bach2roq level 4 scales
>Melody
  • >sing a short major melody of 5 notes
bach2roq level 4 melody match
>Rhythm
  • >3/4 or 4/4, clap and recognise
bach2roq level 1 rhythm
Fundamental 4 (keyboard only) >Intervals
  • >2,3,5,6,7 major, minor or perfect
bach2roq level 3 intervals na  
>Chords
  • >recognise 
  • > major -> major 
  • > OR minor -> minor 
>where the chords are built on same root note
bach2roq level 3 progressions major/minor
>Chord progression
  • >I-I or 
  • >i-i
  • > I -V 
  • > i-V
  • >I-IV
  • >i-iv
bach2roq level 6 progressions harmony
>Scales
  • >major or 
  • > harmonic minor
  • >melodic minor
 
bach2roq level 4 scales
>Melody
  • >sing a short major melody of 5-8 notes
bach2roq level 4 melody match
>Rhythm
  • >3/4 or 4/4, clap and recognise
bach2roq level 3 melody match (rhythm)
Advancing 1 >Intervals
  • >major 3rd
  • >minor 3rd
  • >perfect 5th
bach2roq level 3 intervals -  
Chords
  • recognise
  • I, IV or V
  • major or minor
  • after tonic is played
bach2roq level 4 progressions harmony -  
Scales
  • major
  • harmonic minor
  • minor pentatonic
bach2roq level 3 scales -  
Melody
  • sing a melody of 5-8 jotes
bach2roq level 4 melody match -  
Rhythm
  • 3/4 or 4/4
  • clap
  • state time signature
bach2roq level 2 rhythm Rhythm imitation
  • four bars of 4/4. Orally reproduce from memory. Phrase consists of quarter, eighth and sixteenth notes and rests - not triplets
 
bach2roq level 

6

melody match

(rhythm)

 
    Basic feels
  • quarter note
  • eight note
  • 16th-note
  • triplet
 

bach2roq level 5

rhythm - basic feels

    Basic rhythms
  • rock
  • blues
  • shuffle
  • jazz
 

bach2roq level 6 

rhythm - basic rhythms

Advancing 2

Intervals

  • major 3rd
  • minor 3rd
  • perfect 5th
  • minor 7th
  • perfect 4th
bach2roq level 4 intervals -  
Chords
  • major triad in root position
  • minor triad in root position
  • diminished triad
  • augmented triad
  • dominant seventh
bach2roq level 4 chords -  
Cadences
  • perfect
  • plagal
bach2roq level 6 cadences -  
Scales
  • major
  • harmonic minor
  • minor pentatonic
  • aeolian mode
  • melodic minor
  • chromatic
  • blues
  • major pentatonic
bach2roq level 6 scales -  
Melody
  • sing a melody of 5-8 notes
bach2roq level 4 melody match -  
Rhythm
  • Clap 3/4 OR 4/4 OR 6/8 rhythm
  • state time signature
bach2roq level 4 rhythm Rhythm imitation
  • four bars of 3/4. Orally reproduce from memory. 
bach2roq level 6

melody match (rhythm)

 
Basic feels
  • latin feels, any four
bach2roq level 8 

rhythm - basic rhythms or feels

(approx only)

Basic rhyhms
  • quintolets
  • sextolets
  • septolets

 

bach2roq level 8 

rhythm - basic rhythms

 
Advancing 3

Intervals

  • minor 2nd
  • major 2nd
  • major 3rd
  • minor 3rd
  • perfect 4th
  • perfect 5th
  • major 6th
  • minor 7th
  • major 7th
 
bach2roq level 4 intervals    
Chords
  • major triad
  • minor triad
  • diminished triad
  • augmented triad
  • dominant seventh chord
  • major 7th chord
  • minor 7th chord
bach2roq level 6 chords    
Cadences
  • perfect
  • plagal
  • interrupted
  • imperfect
bach2roq level 8 cadences    
Progressions
  • ii-V7-I
n.a.    
Scales
  • major
  • harmonic minor
  • minor pentatonic
  • aeolian mode
  • melodic minor
  • chromatic
  • blues
  • major pentatonic
  • whole tone
  • mixolydian
  • dorian
bach2roq level 7 scales    
Melody
  • sing a melody of 5-8 notes, using scales above
 
bach2roq level 4 melody match    
Rhythm
  • 3/4 or 4/4 or 6/8
  • clap
  • state time signature
bach2roq level 6 melody match Rhythm imitation
  • four bars of 5/4. Orally reproduce from memory. 
bach2roq level 3 rhythm

approx only

Transcribe  n.a.
Standard rudiments
  • identify any of the 40 basic rudiments in Wanamaker & Carson Percussive Arts Society's Official International Drum Rudiments
 n.a.
Advancing 4

Intervals

  • unison
  • minor 2nd
  • major 2nd
  • major 3rd
  • minor 3rd
  • perfect 4th
  • diminished 5th
  • perfect 5th
  • major 6th
  • minor 6th
  • major 7th
  • minor 7th
  • octave
bach2roq level 6 intervals    
Chords
  • major triad
  • minor triad
  • diminished triad
  • augmented triad
  • dominant seventh chord
  • major 7th chord
  • minor 7th chord
  • diminished 7th chord
  • half diminished chord 
bach2roq level 8 chords    
Cadences
  • perfect
  • plagal
  • interrupted
  • imperfect
bach2roq level 8 cadences    
Progressions
  • ii-V7-I
  • iio-V7-i (guitar- half-diminished)
n.a.    
Scales
  • major
  • harmonic minor
  • minor pentatonic
  • aeolian mode
  • melodic minor
  • chromatic
  • blues
  • major pentatonic
  • whole tone
  • mixolydian
  • dorian
  • diminished
  • locrian
bach2roq level 8 scales    
Melody
  • sing a melody of 5-8 notes, using scales above
 
bach2roq level 7 melody match    
Rhythm
  • 3/4 or 4/4 or 6/8
  • clap
  • state time signature
bach2roq level 4 rhythm  Rhythm imitation
  • four bars of 4/4 swing. Orally reproduce from memory.
bach2roq level 7 melody match (rhythm)

approx only

 

Time signature identification
  • 3/8, 5/8, 7/8 or 9/8

 

bach2roq level 3 rhythm

 

 


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