Learning guitar and becoming a good musician is, in many respects, tied to your knowledge of music theory. That’s not to say (necessarily) that you must ace college-level theory classes. or constantly pour through music theory worksheets.
But you’ve at least got to learn - and become comfortable with - the theoretical concepts of your instrument. You’ve got to know the music theory that is most directly applicable to the guitar.
We’ve developed two music theory worksheets to help you do just that.
For additional help on a range of topics, checkout our main guitar primer lesson page.
What the Music Theory Worksheets Cover
Between these two music theory worksheets, we cover eight theory topics that are highly relevant to guitar players.
Sheet Music Basics, Time Signature Basics, Identifying Notes, Identifying Intervals, The Major and Minor Scale, The Diatonic Scale and Triads & Inversions
Use these worksheets either to test your own knowledge, or for your students, should you happen to teach guitar.
If you need to review some of the concepts, here are a few places you can go to do some extended research:
You can download each worksheet and the answer key via the three buttons below.
Download Music Theory Worksheets
There’s no charge for the downloads. Enjoy.
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