Grade 1 Music Theory Video Course

Fed up of being confused by music theory? Get our step by step walkthrough the fundamentals with our Grade 1 Music Theory Video Course and eBook to help you learn quickly so you can spend more time playing music.
Introduction
Introduction and welcome
6 mins
Companion Study Guide Ebook - UK Terminology.pdf
1.95 MB
Companion Study Guide Ebook - US Terminology.pdf
6.06 MB
1. Basic Rhythm
Introduction to basic rhythm
2 mins
Note names and time values
5 mins
Note stems and tails
3 mins
Beaming notes together
4 mins
2. Time Signatures
Introduction to time signatures
1 min
Bars and bar lines
4 mins
Time signatures
12 mins
3. Notes On The Stave
Introduction to notes on the stave
1 min
The stave (or staff)
2 mins
The directions of note stems
4 mins
Angling note beams
6 mins
Ledger lines
3 mins
4. Notating Pitch
Introduction to notating pitch
1 min
The musical alphabet
4 mins
The treble clef
7 mins
Drawing treble clef practice worksheet
86 KB
The bass clef
6 mins
Drawing bass clef practice worksheet
91.4 KB
Sharps, flats and natural signs
12 mins
5. More Time Values
Introduction to more time values
1 min
Rests
8 mins
Dotted notes
5 mins
Tied notes
8 mins
6. Harmony
Introduction to harmony
2 mins
Semitones and tones (half and whole steps)
7 mins
Scales
16 mins
Degrees of a scale
3 mins
Keys and key signatures
9 mins
Accidentals
6 mins
Tonic triads
8 mins
Intervals
11 mins
7. Grouping Notes And Rests
Introduction to grouping notes and rests
1 min
Avoiding tied notes
6 mins
Beaming quavers and semiquavers
15 mins
Grouping rests
9 mins
8. Performance Directions
Introduction to performance directions
1 min
Dynamics
10 mins
Tempo
5 mins
Other performance directions
5 mins
Performance directions.pdf
102 KB
2 Minute feedback survey