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match quiz  Music Theory, Alla Breve new 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, gracious1, Dec 03 18

On the right are various concepts in music theory; on the left are some examples. Some terms may overlap, but there's only one way to match all ten choices correctly. Note: mainly U.S. terminology used, probably not for beginners. Good luck!
Average
gracious1 gold member
Dec 03 18
84 plays
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trivia quiz  A Musical Alphabet cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, ertrum, Jun 30 04

Anyone for musical alphabets? Each answer will be either a musical term or an instrument.
Average
ertrum gold member
Jun 30 04
9702 plays
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trivia quiz  Coming to Terms with Music cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, eburge, Aug 27 18

Much of the terminology that relates to how a piece of music is performed is taken from the Italian language. In this quiz, we'll look at some of these terms and their effects.
Easy
eburge editor
Aug 27 18
306 plays
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trivia quiz  Simple Music Theory cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Aug 25 18

I spent several years in my teens learning to play the piano. This quiz will target the basic stuff that I learned.
Easy
ozzz2002 gold member
Aug 25 18
165 plays
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trivia quiz  M.U.S.I.C. Theory cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, AdamM7, Nov 21 14

Questions are based on musical terms beginning with "M", "U", "S", "I" and "C". There are two questions for each letter. (# = Sharp; b = Flat)
Average
AdamM7
Nov 21 14
438 plays
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trivia quiz  "All About That Bass" 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, 3Xy147Bm, Apr 29 15

How much do you know about music theory? Test your knowledge by playing this BASSic music theory quiz.
Tough
3Xy147Bm
Apr 29 15
198 plays
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trivia quiz  Fun with Musical Terms 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, amy-lynn, Jul 18 06

I'll give you a musical term and you must select the meaning, enjoy!
Easy
amy-lynn
Jul 18 06
4395 plays
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photo quiz  You're in Treble Now! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Jul 13 14

Modern music notation (following the Western musical tradition) uses a staff as its framework, along with numerous signs and symbols apart from notes themselves. This quiz will test your knowledge of the treble clef. Have fun!
Average
reedy gold member
Jul 13 14
672 plays
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trivia quiz  Basic Music Theory 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, wotgoplunk, Mar 19 07

A basic quiz on the elements of classical music.
Tough
wotgoplunk
Mar 19 07
4470 plays
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trivia quiz  Basic Music Knowledge 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, kirstymd, Dec 24 06

So, you think you know the basics about music notes, good and bad ways to sit and stand to sing, and warm ups? Test yourself on this quiz. Have fun.
Easy
kirstymd
Dec 24 06
3897 plays
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trivia quiz  Easy Vocal Music 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, DMBfaninSD, Jun 05 03

Warm up those vocal chords, and think back to your school chorus days for this easy quiz!
Easy
DMBfaninSD
Jun 05 03
5829 plays
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trivia quiz  Aunt Mavis' Musical Basics 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Sandstar12, Jul 30 09

Hi, I'm Aunt Mavis, here to test you on your theory of music knowledge. We'll start with some of the basics - are you ready?
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Sandstar12
Jul 30 09
1419 plays
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trivia quiz  So You Want To Major in Music... 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, bmrsnr, May 21 04

You've just graduated from high school and think that a major in music might be right for you, but you're not sure if you have and adequate knowlege of music theory. Take this quiz to find out what I expect my incoming freshmen to know.
Average
bmrsnr gold member
May 21 04
5220 plays
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trivia quiz  Music Theory 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, AdamM7, Apr 28 12

This quiz is on basic music theory. NOTE: "#" is used to represent a sharp and "b" is used to represent a flat. For instance, A# is A sharp and Ab is A flat.
Average
AdamM7
Apr 28 12
561 plays
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trivia quiz  Music Vocabulary 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Alvin697, May 31 04

This is an easy music vocabulary quiz. I will give you the definition and you will choose the correct word.
Easy
Alvin697
May 31 04
4989 plays
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trivia quiz  Form in Music Theory 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bmrsnr, May 05 09

Form is the study of structure in music and is the subject of this quiz. Test your knowledge of common (and maybe not so common) forms and their common traits.
Average
bmrsnr gold member
May 05 09
1698 plays
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photo quiz  Thank Heavens! It's Only Theory! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Buddy1, Aug 25 13

If you're the type of person who doesn't know much about musical artists or songs, then this is a quiz for you (although anyone can, of course, take this quiz). All the questions in this quiz relate to music theory.
Average
Buddy1 gold member
Aug 25 13
798 plays
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trivia quiz  Music Terms 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, horsegirl13, Dec 23 01

Do you know the definitions to musical terms? Why don't you find out?
Average
horsegirl13
Dec 23 01
4503 plays
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trivia quiz  The Language of Keys 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, celicadriver, Jun 30 08

My music students need help! They are learning to play from sheet music published in France, Germany, and Italy. Help them figure out what keys their recital pieces are in. Note: b after a note name means flat and # after a note name means sharp.
Average
celicadriver
Jun 30 08
2244 plays
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trivia quiz  Music Terminology and Theory 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, SuperRo, Sep 07 02

Some miscellaneous questions on music theory - musical terms and forms.
Tough
SuperRo
Sep 07 02
2832 plays
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trivia quiz  Mixed Music Theory 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, amy-lynn, Aug 24 06

This is a quiz about the basics of music theory. Enjoy!
Easy
amy-lynn
Aug 24 06
3090 plays
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trivia quiz  1st Semester Freshman Music Theory Final 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, bmrsnr, Apr 24 04

The following questions cover material that I would expect my freshman theory students to have mastered by the end of their first semester. Let's see how you fare.
Difficult
bmrsnr gold member
Apr 24 04
4413 plays
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trivia quiz  Not Another Music Theory Quiz 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, bmrsnr, Apr 12 04

Music Thoery, aka. the boon of every freshman music major, is so much fun! I hope this, my second music theory quiz, will prove at least as enjoyable as the first, yet less challenging.
Very Difficult
bmrsnr gold member
Apr 12 04
1578 plays
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trivia quiz  Musical Terms 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jr2k2, Feb 10 05

Can you tell your Sonatas from your Chorales? I give you a definition, you click on the correct musical term to describe that definition. Surely it can't be that simple...
Average
jr2k2
Feb 10 05
2010 plays
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trivia quiz  Music Theory for Beginners 15 questions
Easy, 15 Qns, Jexx, Dec 02 03

Being a piano teacher, I find that these parts of music theory give students the most trouble.
Easy
Jexx
Dec 02 03
4803 plays
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trivia quiz  Hard Music Theory 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, katy_ann, Aug 11 02

I think the name is self-explanatory. If you spot any mistakes please tell me.
Average
katy_ann
Aug 11 02
4200 plays
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trivia quiz  Masters of Musical Literacy 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, squallen, Sep 23 09

The laws of music are bound by many theoretical factors. Although music theory can seem dull and pointless even to the most adept musicians, It can be startlingly useful and even thrilling! Test your knowledge of musical literature here!
Average
squallen
Sep 23 09
1941 plays
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trivia quiz  Basic Theory 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bull_dawg, Nov 10 00

This is just a general quiz that most musicians who have been through basic theory should know. Have fun!
Average
bull_dawg
Nov 10 00
1602 plays
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trivia quiz  Music Theory-First Grade! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fabrice.Wil, Dec 03 06

Questions that can be found on any AMEB (Australian Music Examinations Board) first grade theory paper. Have fun.
Average
Fabrice.Wil
Dec 03 06
2262 plays
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trivia quiz  Music Theory for Theory Buffs 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Jacomino, Jun 08 00

Know your Theory? Take my test. If you pass all 10, cut your score and paste it in my guestbook at jacomino.com. Thanks and 'buona fortuna!'
Difficult
Jacomino
Jun 08 00
2748 plays
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