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Theory of Music

Pitch and Tonality, Keys and Scales, Intervals, Chords, Time and Rhythm, Transposition, Terminology and General Knowledge.

AMEB Theory of Music


Grade 3

Time and Rhythm

ABRSM Music Theory


Grade 1

Rhythm: Time values (notes); bars and metre; time signatures
Pitch: Notes in the treble clef; notes in the bass clef; minims, crotchets and quavers on the stave.


Grade 5

Irregular time signatures and the grouping of notes and rests

The tenor C clef

Transposition at the octave between clefs and transposition to concert pitch of instruments in Bb, A or F

Scales and key signatures of all major and minor keys up to and including six sharps and flats

All diatonic and chromatic intervals, and compound intervals

Root position, 1st inversion and 2nd inversion forms of the tonic, supertonic, subdominant and dominant chords in any of the keys set for the grade

Identification of perfect, imperfect and plagal cadences

More terms and signs including German terms

6, 7 & 8

Grade 6, 7 & 8

Tonal Harmony