Main Intervals: Prime, Whole Tone, Semitone & Tritone


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What do intervals measure in music?

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1. Two notes that share the same position have what kind of interval?

2. What is the smallest interval between two different pitches in Western music?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet aid in checking your understanding of the main intervals in music. Notes and pitches are some terms you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your knowledge of:

  • The number of semitones in a tritone
  • How tritones are defined
  • What intervals in music are
  • Interval of two notes that share the same position

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the main intervals in music
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the smallest interval between two different pitches in Western music
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about tritones

Additional Learning

Gain more insights about these intervals by using the lesson called Main Intervals: Prime, Whole Tone, Semitone & Tritone. Work through this lesson to:

  • Determine why the arrangement of notes matters
  • Compare and contrast the different types of main intervals
  • Identify which interval is also known as the Devil's Interval