Chordophone Instruments: Definition & Examples


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What is a chordophone?

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1. What does a resonator do?

2. Which of the following is NOT a basic type of chordophone?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will test your skills on the characteristics of chordophone instruments. Topics of which you'll need a firm grasp include identifying a chordophone and understanding what a resonator does.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These resources will help you with the following:

  • Be able to identify basic types of chordophone
  • Recognize one of the first chordophones
  • Pick out examples of chordophones with a keyboard

Skills Practiced

Use the quiz and worksheet to help you with these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the characteristics of chordophone instruments
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding resonators
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about chordophones

Additional Learning

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