What Is Harmony in Music? - Definition & Theory


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What is harmony?

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1. How many notes are in a chord?

2. Which of these is not a quality of a chord?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

On this quiz and worksheet, you're going to be asked about harmonies and many different details concerning chords, such as examples and properties.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In other words, you'll be tested on:

  • What a harmony is
  • The number of notes in a chord
  • Characteristics of chords
  • A chord with stacked thirds
  • Ways in which a harmony moves

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about harmonies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding chord structure
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the movement of a harmony and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Use the associated lesson named What Is Harmony in Music? - Definition & Theory to learn more about these concepts. The lesson's purpose is to assist you on topics like:

  • Chord theory and qualities
  • Harmonic theory
  • A definition of musical harmony
  • Types of chords