Grade Four Music Theory for ABRSM Candidates
A complete course for students taking the ABRSM Grade 4 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 Four, which is a lower intermediate level. Topics covered include double sharps and flats, enharmonic equivalents, keys and key signatures, major and minor scales, technical names of the scale degrees, chromatic scales, intervals, triads, chords, breves (double whole notes), double-dotted notes, time signatures, duplets, rewriting a rhythm in a new time signature, composing a rhythm with or without words, alto clef, transposition, musical instruments general knowledge, ornaments, 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.