Western Music: History & Timeline


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Which of the following is the correct chronological order for the six eras in Western music history?

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1. Generally, what happened to art music over the course of Western history?

2. Which of the following came first?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of Western music. While taking the quiz, you will be tested on topics such as consort and orchestra.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The six eras of Western music
  • Art music
  • Why Western art music is classified at times as classical
  • Ancient world where Western culture was shaped

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Western music
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about art music
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the six eras of Western music and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Western music, review the accompanying lesson called Western Music: History & Timeline. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Details the importance of music in Greek culture
  • Defines consort
  • Explains the six eras of Western music
  • Covers the popular forms of music in today's world