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Grade 5 Music Theory Notes you need to Know

ABRSM Grade 5 Music Theory requires pupils to know a variety of different note and rest types. These are mostly covered in grade 1-4 but I have found that my students like to revise them to make sure they know what they all are. Check out out complete list of Grade 5 Music Theory Notes … Read more

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Grade 5 Music Theory Chords

In the ABRSM Grade 5 Music Theory exam students need to know chords created from the 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th degrees of the scale. Scales can have up to six sharps and flats and chords using minor scales are included too. Students also need to be able to recognise the root position, 1st inversion and 2nd … Read more

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The Six Grade 5 Music Theory Intervals You need to know!

For ABRSM Grade 5 Music Theory you will need to understanding 6 types of intervals: major, minor, perfect, augmented, diminished and compound. Only compound intervals are specific to grade 5, the others are part of the grade 1-4 curriculum. Below are example of all of the Grade 5 music theory intervals that you need to … Read more

Grade 5 Music Theory Performance Directions

The ABRSM Grade 5 exam requires pupils to learn a lot of performance directions. The Grade 5 Music Theory performance directions list is super long because it adds together all the terms from Grade 1-4 and then new Italian and German musical terms specific to Grade 5. Whenever I am teaching my own students I … Read more

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Grade 5 Music Theory Time Signatures

To earn top marks in your ABRSM exam you need to have a good understanding of Grade 5 Music Theory Time Signatures. Irregular time signatures are the only ones that are specific to Grade 5, however you still need understanding all the time signatures from grade 1-4. These include all common simple and compound time … Read more