Decoding The Circle Of Fifths

4 Questions | Total Attempts: 60

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Circle Of Willis Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will help you evaluate your knowledge on musical structures over the circle of fifths using the "Decoding the Circle of Vths" concept by mDecks.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many nodes are in the circle of fifths?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      12

    • E. 

      24

  • 2. 
    What is a Pitch-Class?
    • A. 

      A set of all pitches that share the same name

    • B. 

      A set of all pitches that are any exact number of octaves apart

    • C. 

      The pitch-class of C = {all Cs}, for Db = {all Dbs}, for D = {all Ds}... an so on for all the 12 notes in the chromatic scale

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 3. 
    How do you graph a structure over the Circle of Fifths?
    • A. 

      By joining the nodes with straight lines over the circle of fifths

    • B. 

      By changing the order of the notes over the circle of fifths to match the structure

    • C. 

      By omitting the nodes that are not part of the structure

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The Tonicization of the Circle of Vths is done by assigning a specific pitch-class to the ________ node of the circle