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FREE Music Motivation® downloadable PDF resources


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Music Motivation® has created various FREE downloadable PDF resources to help music teachers and music students learn music theory.  Most of the chords, scales, progressions, and examples are shown in every key – moving up either chromatically (in half steps) or following the circle of 5ths or circle of 4ths through every key signature.

To download the FREE PDF resources, simply click on the links below.  Anyone may visit this blog and download these resources.  If you have articles, handouts, PDF books, etc. that you have written and feel would be beneficial to music teachers and their students and are willing to offer them on this page as a FREE download, please email Music Motivation® at musicmotivationblog@musicmotivation.com for more information.  Have fun with these downloads.


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You’ll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these documents.


Click on the Book Sample to print sample pages from each of the books from the Music Motivation® Series


Triumphant Book Sample (from the Music Motivation® Series)

Hymns of Exaltation Book Sample (from the Music Motivation® Series)


Below are the FREE exercises!


Scales


All Major Pentascales

All Minor Pentascales

All Diminished Pentascales

All Blues Pentascales

All Major Scales (one octave)


Intervals and Chords


All Major Intervals (harmonic and melodic)

All Major Triads (root, first, and second inversions)

All Minor Triads (root, first, and second inversions)

All Diminished Triads (root, first, and second inversions)

All Augmented Triads (root, first, and second inversions)

All Sus 2nd Triads (root, first, and second inversions)

All Sus 4 Triads (root, first, and second inversions)

All Sus2, Major Triad, and Sus4 Chords

All Major, Minor, and Diminished Chords

All Triads built from the Major Scales (in every key)

All Maj., Min., Dim., Aug., Sus4., Sus2., and more Chords (in all Keys)


Sixth and Seventh Chords


All Major Sixth Chords (root, first, second, and third inversions)

All Minor Sixth Chords (root, first, second, and third inversions)

All Major Seventh Chords (root, first, second, and third inversions)

All Minor Major Seventh Chords (root, first, second, and third inversions)

All Minor Seventh Chords (root, first, second, and third inversions)

All Minor Seventh Flat the 5th Chords (root, first, second, and third inversions)

All Minor Seventh Sharp the 5th Chords (root, first, second, and third inversions)

All Seventh Chords (moving up diatonically in every key) – following the circle of 4ths

Voicing Seventh Chords (in All Keys) following the circle of 4ths


Octave Chords


All Major Octave Chords (Blocked and Broken)


Chord Progressions


I – IV – V – V7 Chord Progression in every key (simple)

I – IV – V – V7 – I Chord Progression in every key (root, first, and second inversions)

i – iv – V – V7 – i – Minor Chord progressions (simple)

i – iv – V – V7 – i Minor Chord Progression in every key (root, first, and second inversions)

I – IV Major Ninth Chord Progressions (in all keys)

Simple ii-V-I Chord progressions in all keys

ii – V – i (Major 9) Chord Progressions in all keys

A fun ii – V – I Chord Progression in every key (following the circle of 4ths)

Dorian to Dorian (modal improvisation in all keys)


Finger Strength Training Exercises


Finger Strength Training Exercise (number 1)


Knee Slappers (Rhythm Exercises)


Knee Slappers – Rhythm Exercise # 1


Triplet Exercises


Triplet Exercise # 1 (in all keys)


Below you will find the NEW PDF of the day (a new one will be added everyday – Monday – Friday – for the next 8 months).  Here is the PDF of the Day for Wednesday March 10th, 2010!


All Diminished Seventh Chords (root, first, second, and third inversions)


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