Free Response

Written Free-Response Section - (80 Minutes)

The written free-response section contains 7 questions and counts for 45 percent

of the composite score. The question types in this section (Roman numerals and

letters refer to topics in the outline on pages 9–10) include:

• Free-Response Questions 1 and 2: Melodic Dictation (9 points each)

• Free-Response Questions 3 and 4: Harmonic Dictation (24 points each)

• Free-Response Question 5: Part Writing from Figured Bass (24 points)

• Free-Response Question 6: Part Writing from Roman Numerals (24 points)

• Free-Response Question 7: Composition of a Bass Line (9 points)