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Understanding the Circle of Fifths: Explanation & Chord Progression

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What is the interval between the keys of the circle of fifths?

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1. What is an interval?

2. What is the interval between C and G?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The circle of fifths is a basic aspect of music theory and is vital to all music education. This quiz will gauge your knowledge and understanding of this concept and how it is used in music.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This test will assess your knowledge of the circle of fifths with questions regarding:

  • Intervals
  • Progressions
  • Definitions

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related music lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of intervals
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding intervals in the circle of fifths

Additional Learning

For a deeper understanding of this musical concept, review the accompanying lesson titled Understanding the Circle of Fifths: Explanation & Chord Progression. This lesson explains more fully:

  • Intervals
  • Key relationships
  • Harmonic series
  • Tonics
  • Types of notes
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