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Worksheets for Music Theory Fundamentals

The following menu contains links to worksheets, in PDF format, on all manner of theory fundamentals. They are designed primarily for enrolled, admitted, and prospective students of the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, but are freely offered to all who might find them beneficial.


Work sheet

Answer sheet

01: Pitch notation
02: Pitch and rhythmic notation

03: Meter signatures
04: Meter drills
05: Meter identification I
06: Meter identification II
07: Score excerpts for meter ID I
08: Score excerpts for meter ID II
09: Vaguely familiar melodies (aural ID of meter)
10: Major scales I
11: Key signatures in major
12: Major scales II
13: Scale degrees in major
14: Minor scales I
15: Key signatures in minor
16: Minor scales II
17: Scale degrees in minor
18: Key and scale-form analysis I
19: Key and scale-form analysis II
20: Interval identification
21: Interval construction I
22: Interval construction II
23: Intervals in major keys
24: Intervals in minor keys
25: Triad identification I
26: Triad construction I (root-pos.)
27: Triad construction II (+ invs)
28: Triad identification II
29: Triad identification III
30: Triads in major and minor keys I
31: Triads in major and minor keys II

32: Seventh chords I (construction and identification)

33: Seventh chords II (7th chord ID, major and minor keys)

34: Seventh chords III (7th chord construction, maj & min keys)
35: Secondary-chord identification
36: Secondary-chord construction
37: Melodies for transposition I
38: Melodies for transposition II
39: Overtone series
40: Transposing instruments I
41: Transposing instruments II
42: Transposing instruments III
43: Modes I
44: Modes II
45: Modes III
46: Brain teasers I (scales, intervals)
47: Brain teasers II (triads)
48: Brain teasers III (OT series, transposing instruments)


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