Tone Poem: Definition & Examples


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The tone poem genre was invented during what artistic movement?

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1. What term means the same thing as 'tone poem'?

2. Which of the following is true of a typical tone poem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the genre of tone poems. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the characteristics of tone poems, as well as famous tone poems and musical pieces.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Characteristic(s) of a tone poem
  • A famous example of a tone poem
  • The Tone Poem genre

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related music lesson on tone poems
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify important tone poems and pieces of music
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Tone Poem genre
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristic(s) of a tone poem

Additional Learning

To learn more about tone poems, review the following lesson, Tone Poem: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the life and work of famous composers
  • Identify and define examples of tone poems
  • Know important tone poems from the 20th century