Join over 19,000 others and become a member of - it's free!

join for free

This site is written by

victoria Williams Music Theory

Victoria Williams

LmusTCL BA Mus (Hons) MISM

Learn more...

book cover notes

We have 3696 guests and 2 members online

Please note: this website is not run by the ABRSM and is a completely independent business.

Next UK ABRSM theory exams:
26th August (New Online Exam)
While you're waiting - Sign up for a Course Today!

Browse by Music Grade: Grade 1 | Grade 2 | Grade 3 | Grade 4 | Grade 5 | Grade 6 | Grade 7 | Grade 8 | DiplomasWhat Grade am I?

16. Dynamics Exercises

Grade One Music Theory Exercises - Lesson 16: Dynamics Exercises 

Suitable for:  ABRSM Grade 1   Trinity Grade 1   GCSE   AP Music Theory Beginners 

Point your mouse at the symbols to reveal the answers (tap on mobile devices).

Click here to download a PDF with these exercises.


Order of Static Dynamics

Write the dynamics p mf ff pp f mp in the correct order, from the loudest to the quietest. The first answer is given.

Static dynamics - Grade One Music Theory Exercises


Changing Dynamics

What do the following mean?

hairpin dynamics - Grade One Music Theory Exercises


Hairpin dynamics 2 - Grade One Music Theory Exercises


Dynamics in a Score

Which note in this melody would sound the loudest?