Intonation: Definition, Patterns & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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When you listen to an intonation in a church, what are you hearing?

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1. The most common musical definition of intonation is

2. Why is it so difficult to play a violin in tune?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your knowledge of intonation and intonation patterns with this quiz and printable worksheet combo. You will be tested on tuning with various instruments and situations, as well as uses of the word intonation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Practice questions in this quiz will inquire regarding:

  • Out of tune violins
  • Musical definition of intonation
  • Singing out of tune
  • Intonation in a church
  • Tuning with an ensemble

Skills Practiced

Students will demonstrate the following skills in this work:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about singing out of tune
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding playing violins in tune
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding ensemble playing and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as intonation in church and musical intonation

Additional Learning

Review the associated lesson named Intonation: Definition, Patterns & Examples for more information on this music subject. Goals of this lesson include:

  • Understand the different definitions of intonation
  • Differentiate between the concepts of in tune and out of tune
  • Know how an instrument is tuned
  • Explain the difficulties of tuning and staying in tune in various groups