Be sure to print out this music theory worksheet intervals. Reading music by interval is a valuable skill that will last for a lifetime.
Learn here how to recognize the intervals of a 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and more. These are the distances between notes and assist greatly in reading music on any instrument.
Learning to read music is much like learning to read and understand a new foreign language. The process is done by learning to recognize the distances from one note to the next note.
You will see in the example below that the music interval of a 3rd consists of two space notes. View each line note and space note as a rung on a ladder.
Music Interval Tutorial
The bottom space note is “1”, the line note in between the two space notes counts as “2” and the top space note counts as “3”. Apply this same principal to the 4th, 5th, 6th etc for reading music intervals.
Music Theory Worksheet Intervals
The most basic and important music theory worksheet intervals to learn first are the 2nd and 3rd. The 2nd consists of one line note moving to the very next space note with no notes in between them.
The 2nd consists of one space note moving to the very next line note with no note in between them. These interval illustrations are on this music theory worksheet in pdf format.
Music Theory Worksheet on How To Read Music by Interval
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Grand Staff Music Intervals
To study music intervals of 2nds and 3rd on the piano keyboard in greater detail please go to Grand Staff Intervals of 2nds and 3rds.