Exercise 1-1. The integer names of pitch classes


Taking advantage of the axiom of enhamonic equivalence, we can rename the pitch classes according to the following system of integer names.

Below and on two following pages are three short melodic passages. In your mind, name the pitch classes represented by the pitches, using integer names.
Click on the line underneath each pitch to reveal its correct class name. Pressing your browser's Refresh button will remove the answers.

a. Arnold Schoenberg, Pierrot Lunaire, "Madonna," mm. 1-3, flute


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