Hobbies Playing Music Sheet Music Quizzes Test Your Musical Reading Abilities Share PINTEREST Email Print Playing Music Playing Piano Tutorials Piano Chords Buying Advice Music Education Playing Guitar Home Recording By Brandy Kraemer Updated May 24, 2019 01 of 08 Identify the Piano Notes Brandy Kraemer, 2016 This colorful quiz was made with the beginner pianist in mind. See how well you can spot the notes of the piano keyboard, concentrating mostly on the "naturals" — Choose from four, eight, or twelve questions. Lessons to Review:Notes of the Piano KeysThe Piano Keyboard LayoutThe Black Piano Keys 02 of 08 Treble Staff Notes Quiz Brandy Kraemer, 2016 Identify the notes of the treble staff, and test yourself on written sharps and flats — Choose from four, eight, or twelve questions. Lessons to Review:Memorizing the Treble Staff NotesHow to Read Accidental on the Staff 03 of 08 Bass Staff Notes Quiz Brandy Kraemer, 2016 The piano uses two staves, treble and bass, and the notes are slightly different on each. Test yourself on the lower octave staff notes — Choose from five, ten, or fifteen questions. Lessons to Review:Mnemonic Devices for the Bass NotesReading Ledger Lines 04 of 08 Music Note Length Quiz Note-Length Quiz Brandy Kraemer, 2016 Depending on where you live, music notes go by different names. Try a beginner quiz on note values and rhythm in the dialect of your choice — Choose from four, eight, or twelve questions: U.K. Note-Length QuizU.S. Note-Length Quiz 05 of 08 Key Signature Quiz Brandy Kraemer, 2016 See how well you can identify musical keys, key signatures, and their relative minors — Choose from four, eight, twelve, sixteen, or twenty questions. Lessons to Review: Reading the Key Signature 06 of 08 Volume & Dynamics Quiz Brandy Kraemer, 2016 How well can you identify and interpret musical volume commands and their corresponding sheet music symbols? Try the musical volume quiz — Choose from five, ten, or fifteen questions. Lessons to Review:Common Dynamics SymbolsVolume & Dynamics Terminology 07 of 08 Tempo Command & BPM Quiz Brandy Kraemer, 2016 Test your knowledge of tempo terminology, BPM, and the most common metronome marks found in piano music — Choose from five, ten, or fifteen questions. Lessons to Review:Tempo Marks & BPMGlossary of Tempo Commands 08 of 08 Time Signature & Rhythm Quiz Brandy Kraemer, 2016 In-Depth Note-Length Quiz: Challenge your understanding of how time signatures and note & rest lengths work together to create rhythm in sheet music — Choose from five, ten, or fifteen questions. Lessons to Review:Understanding Time SignaturesMusic Rest Lengths Beginner Piano Lessons▪ Notes of the Piano Keys▪ Finding Middle C on the Piano▪ Intro to Piano Fingering▪ How to Count Triplets▪ Musical Quizzes & TestsGetting Started on Keyboard Instruments▪ Playing Piano vs. Electric Keyboard▪ How to Sit at the Piano▪ Buying a Used Piano▪ Tips for Finding the Right Piano Teacher▪ Musical Keyboard Comparison GuideForming Piano Chords▪ Essential Piano Chord Fingering▪ Diminished Chords & Dissonance▪ Different Types of Arpeggiated Chords Musical Symbols of Piano Music • 8va, 15ma & Other Octave Commands• How to Read Sustain Pedal Marks Reading Key Signatures: All About Key SignaturesEverything you need to know about the accidentals & key signatures.Use the interactive key signature locator to identify or double-check your key.There are always two keys that relate to one another more than any other key. Find out what this means.Comparing Major & MinorMajor and minor are often described in terms of feelings or mood. The ear tends to perceive major and minor as having contrasting personalities; a contrast that is most obvious when the two are played back to back. Learn more about major and minor scales and keys. Learn About Enharmony: The 6 Enharmonic Key SignaturesIf you’re familiar with the circle of fifths (or you just know your way around the key signatures) you may have noticed a few anomalies. Some keys – like B-sharp and F-flat major – are seemingly absent, while others go by two namesThe Inefficient KeysThe circle of fifths shows only the working scales. But, if we expand on its pattern, we can see that it’s actually more of an infinite spiral, so there’s no end to the possibilities of musical scales.Table of Working & Non-Working KeysSee a clear visual of which keynotes are workable and which would be redundant.