Section 1: Interval Identification
For each interval in the questions below, write:
- whether it’s Melodic or Harmonic,
- the name of the interval (for example, 3rd, 5th, etc.),
- for melodic intervals, whether the interval moves Up or Down.
Each interval will be a melodic or harmonic 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th.
The first two questions are answered – so you can see a few examples.
Section 2: Vocabulary
- An interval (in music) is:
a. four notes moving upward on the staff.
b. the amount of time a piece of music lasts.
c. the distance between two notes.
d. something Mozart used when practicing piano.
- A chord is:
a. music that’s designed only to be sung.
b. three or more notes occurring at the same time.
c. all of the notes in a measure of music.
d. none of the above.
Section 3: Extra Credit
If it’s helpful, the answers to these last two questions about intervals can be found in the Interval Chart on the blog post.
- How many half steps are in a minor 3rd?
- How many half steps are in a major 3rd?
You can double check your answers with the answer key, here.