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ABRSM Grade 1 Theory - Exam Preparation Course

Below you will find a complete list of free lessons for candidates preparing for ABRSM grade 1 music theory. 

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Read the complete ABRSM music theory syllabus



1. The Staff and Notes
1. The Staff and Notes Exercises
10. Tones & Semitones
10. Tones & Semitones Exercises
11. Major Scales & Degrees Exercises
11. Major Scales & Scale Degrees
12. Key Signatures
12. Key Signatures Exercises
13. Intervals
14. Tonic Triads
14. Tonic Triads Exercises
15. Rhythm
15. Rhythm Exercises
16. Dynamics
16. Dynamics Exercises
17. Symbols
17. Symbols Exercises
18. Foreign Terms
18. Foreign Terms Exercises
19. Handwriting Music
19. Handwriting Music Exercises
2. Bass Clef
2. Bass Clef Exercises
20. Practice Exam
3. Accidentals
3. Accidentals Exercises
4. Time Names of Notes
4. Time Names of Notes Exercises
5. Time Names of Rests
5. Time Names of Rests Exercises
6. Dotted Notes
6. Dotted Notes Exercises
7. Time Signatures
7. Time Signatures Exercises
8. Beaming Notes
8. Beaming Notes Exercises
9. Tied Notes
9. Tied Notes Exercises
The Circle of 5ths