Music Theory Worksheets

music theory worksheets

Finally! Here are some music theory worksheets you can download and print. These will range from the most basic beginner level to more advanced challenges. Just a few things to test your knowledge of all things music.

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How to Use These Worksheets

These worksheets are grouped into different music theory topics. At the beginning of each section is a description of that topic and a link to some articles on this site, so you can brush up on your knowledge before quizzing yourself.

Need some help with scales? Rhythm? Pick a category that sounds useful.

Want a little of everything? Just start from the top and work your way down.


These worksheets can be used for all kinds of things:

  • Use as lessons to help you understand music theory better
  • Teachers: use these to help out your music students
  • Challenge yourself as you learn more about music theory
  • Test yourself to see what you need to work on


Don't Sweat it

These worksheets are designed to get you thinking about the things you learn in the articles. Don't worry about memorizing the answers, just try to understand them. After all, they're designed to help you play music better, not win Jeopardy.

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Please note: Use these files for free! Use them any way you want to, but don't sell them, change them, or redistribute the work sheets (or any part of them) as your own. I don't charge for them and you shouldn't either. The material in these is copyrighted. Do not host these on other websites without my permission.


The Music Alphabet

music alphabet

These worksheets are concerning the musical alphabet: the building blocks of music. See this page to learn about it, then come back here to test your knowledge!


Scales

scale

This section will test how much you know about scales, the particular set of notes that we use to obtain a certain tonality. Check out this page to learn about them, then take a look at the following worksheets.

Chords

Chords are when we play multiple notes at the same time, a group of notes, to convey a certain feeling or tonality in the music. Check out this page to learn more about them, then look at these worksheets.


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