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Voicing, Doubling & Inversion in Music Theory

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In the simplest terms, voicing in composition refers to _____.

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1. A C major triad with the notes CEG (in order of lowest to highest) is in what position?

2. To invert a chord triad, what do you do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can quiz what you know about voicing, doubling and inversion in music theory with these assessments. Topics include a basic definition of voicing in composition and the position of a C major triad with the notes CEG in that order, from lowest to highest.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be responsible for these points on the quiz:

  • The way to invent a chord triad
  • The best note to double in a major triad
  • Note on the scale that you should never double

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the most important information from the lesson on voicing, doubling and inversion in music theory, including the position of a C major triad with CEG notes from lowest to highest
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define voicing in composition
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to invent a chord triad and the best note to double in a major triad
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a note in the scale that should never be doubled

Additional Learning

The lesson named Voicing, Doubling & Inversion in Music Theory will teach you more about the following key subjects:

  • Inversion examples of shuffling chords
  • Third inversions
  • Common use of doubling notes in four-part music
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