About the course

This music theory course is designed to prepare students for a Grade 1 music theory examination.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, students will be able to identify and write basic elements of music notation such as;

  • Treble and Bass Clef
  • Pitches
  • Key Signatures
  • Tonic Triads
  • Scales (C Major, G Major, D Major and F Major)
  • Intervals

Students will be able to identify and explain basic elements of notation such as;

  •  Dynamics
  • Musical Instructions
  • Tempo and Expression

Students will be able to complete musical extracts by;

  • Adding time signatures, bar lines and rests and amend them by grouping notes and rests

Students will be able to answer simple questions relating to

  •  a melody written in treble or bass clef

It is important to note that this course is not an awarding body and any practice papers or certificates issued are not accredited by any other recognized organization. The course is intended to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of music theory, which can be applied to their musical pursuits.

What you’ll learn

  • Prepare for your ABRSM Grade 1 Music Theory exam with confidence
  • Start from ZERO theory knowledge
  • Quiz for every topic
  • Final Exam


  • Manuscript Paper (Free download)
  • Pencil
  • Recommended 15 minutes per day

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