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Music theory resources by Victoria Williams BA (Hons) LmusTCL MISM

Music theory resources by Victoria Williams BA (Hons) LmusTCL MISM
Grade 2 Music Theory (ABRSM) Course & Exercises
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Grade 2 Music Theory (ABRSM) Course & Exercises

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*** UPDATED for the ABRSM 2020 Syllabus changes *** This is a comprehensive grade 2 music theory course following the ABRSM’s syllabus. Check out the free preview! (click on “Preview” top right). Complete Grade 2 Course with exercises, answers and practice exam  Contents: Notes, rests and ledger lines Treble and bass clefs Major and minor scales Degrees of the scale Accidentals Key signatures Time signatures Rewriting in a new time signature Tonic triads, Intervals Triplets Foreign musical terms Practice test Each chapter provides a step-by-step explanation of the theory, with lots of musical examples. Each chapter is followed by a series of practice exercises. All answers are provided, with the exception of the composition question, due to its subjective nature. Suitable for home-study, or for use with a music teacher (age 10-adult).
Grade 3 Music Theory (Trinity) Course & Exercises
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Grade 3 Music Theory (Trinity) Course & Exercises

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This is a comprehensive grade 3 music theory course following the Trinity syllabus. Check out the free preview! (click on “Preview” top right). Contents: Notes, symbols and musical terms Scales & degrees of the scale up to 2 sharps/flats Key signatures Tonic & dominant triads, cadences and progressions Time signatures & adding bar lines Adding rests & beaming notes in groups Intervals and their qualities Transposition Composing a tune and a bass line Finding deliberate mistakes Practice exam Each chapter provides a step-by-step explanation of the theory, with lots of musical examples. Each chapter is followed by a series of practice exercises. All answers are provided. Suitable for home-study, or for use with your music teacher (age 10-adult).
20th Century Melodic Composition for AmusTCL Music Theory
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20th Century Melodic Composition for AmusTCL Music Theory

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The goal of this Ebook is to teach you how to write a 20th-century-style composition for a solo instrument, for the AmusTCL exam. 20th-century-style is defined as “not belonging to the traditional major/minor key systems normally used in Western classical music”. This book is aimed at candidates taking exams such as the Trinity AmusTCL but may also be of interest to anyone with an interest in composing in a modern style. The AmusTCL exam composition option requires you to compose a short melody (24-30 bars) in a modern style, based on a given opening. Styles include Whole-Tone, Pentatonic, Serial, and Modal.
Classical Orchestration for AmusTCL Music Theory
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Classical Orchestration for AmusTCL Music Theory

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PDF course covering the Classical Orchestration question from Trinity’s AmusTCL music theory diploma exam. Classical orchestration uses simple harmonies and uncomplicated melodic parts, so is a an easy introduction into arranging music for an orchestra. This PDF covers everything you need to know for each instrument of each orchestral section, including transposition, idiomatic part-writing and tips for succeeding in the AmusTCL exam question. One practice question is included, and a further reading list is provided. If you are stuck or have questions, feel free to email me for help! Victoria Williams www.mymusictheory.com
Grade 1 Music Theory (ABRSM & Trinity) Course & Exercises
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Grade 1 Music Theory (ABRSM & Trinity) Course & Exercises

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Covers the Grade 1 Music Theory Syllabuses for ABRSM and Trinity *** INCLUDES UPDATES for the new 2020 ABRSM SYLLABUS *** This is a comprehensive grade 1 music theory course following the ABRSM’s syllabus. Contents: The staff and notes in treble and bass clefs Names of notes/rests Accidentals Dotted notes Time Signatures Beaming Ties Tones and semitones Major scales, degrees of the scale Key signatures (C, G, D and F major) Intervals Tonic Triads Rhythm Dynamics Musical symbols Italian musical terms Practice test Each chapter provides a step-by-step explanation of the theory, with lots of musical examples. Each chapter is followed by a series of practice exercises. All answers are provided, with the exception of the composition question, due to its subjective nature. Suitable for home-study, or for use with a music teacher (age 9-adult) Written by Victoria Williams BA (Hons) LmusTCL MISM
Grade 2 Music Theory (Trinity) Course & Exercises
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Grade 2 Music Theory (Trinity) Course & Exercises

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This is a comprehensive grade 2 music theory course following the Trinity Guildhall’s syllabus. Complete Grade 2 Course with exercises, answers and practice exam Contents: Notes, rests and ledger lines Treble and bass clefs Major and minor scales Degrees of the scale Accidentals Key signatures Time signatures Compositional devices Tonic triads & inversions Intervals The circle of 5ths Composing a melody to a given rhythm Foreign musical terms Writing sequences and ostinati Practice test Each chapter provides a step-by-step explanation of the theory, with lots of musical examples. Each chapter is followed by a series of practice exercises. All answers are provided, with the exception of the composition question, due to its subjective nature. Suitable for home-study, or for use with a music teacher (age 10-adult).