Grade One Music Theory for ABRSM Candidates (Updated 2020)
A complete course for students taking the ABRSM Grade 1 music theory exam,
This book takes you through each topic with a step-by-step approach. The topic in each unit is explained in simple terms with several musical examples, and is then followed by a page of consolidation exercises so that you can immediately practice your new-found knowledge. Answers are provided.
The course covers the ABRSM syllabus for Grade One, which is an introductory level. Topics covered include treble and bass clefs, notation, accidentals, key signatures and scales of C, G, D and F major, tonic triads, rhythm, foreign terms and symbols. Perfect for self-study, or to use with your music teacher.
A full practice test is included, with model answers provided. Each page has been carefully designed to be suitable for photocopying.
This book is "bilingual", and contains both UK and USA musical terminology.
About the Author
Victoria Williams graduated from the University of Leeds with a BA Hons degree in Music in 1995, where she specialised in Musicology. Victoria has been teaching music theory via her website www.mymusictheory.com since 2007, and has students in over 110 countries worldwide. She now specialises in music theory exam training, focusing mainly on the ABRSM music theory exams from grades 1 to 8, but also coaches students of other syllabuses such as AMEB and AP music theory.