What Is a Tetrachord? - Definition & Examples

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How many notes are in a tetrachord?

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1. The notes in a tetrachord must be bound within what?

2. How many semitones occur between the first and last note of a perfect fourth?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is a tetrachord? You can gauge your knowledge of this chord and examples of it quickly by working through the quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to analyze your understanding of:

  • How the notes in a tetrachord must be bound
  • The number of notes in a tetrachord
  • Where tetrachords are commonly found in music today
  • The history of tetrachords
  • Number of semitones that occur between the first and last note of a perfect fourth

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the history of tetrachords
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about tetrachord facts
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the number of notes in a tetrachord and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson named What Is a Tetrachord? - Definition & Examples can be used if you want to learn more topics. These include:

  • How tetrachords are built
  • Why tetrachords are important for music
  • Characteristics of a tetrachord
  • Tetrachord types
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