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Grade 5 Theory Buster

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Swiss Army Knife for Grade 5 Music Theory Exams. The Grade 5 Theory Buster is the first music theory book from the author of Piano Skills. It is predominately aimed at the requirements for the ABRSM grade 5 theory qualification but could also be used in conjunction with any exam board that offers music theory exams. For those having theory lessons already you will find many worked examples, as well as practice questions to help you perfect your theory skills. Lookout for the "REMEMBER! Boxes" that can be found on various pages throughout the book; these show you important information that needs to be committed to memory.

Note: There are many ways of tackling the questions that appear on exam papers, this book only shows you the various ways I use with my students. They have been successfully tried and tested over many years of tuition and now in book form you can use them too.

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  • Alto and tenor clef
  • Chromatic scales
  • Enharmonic notes
  • Harmonic Minor Scales
  • Harmonising melodies and cadential progressions
  • Intervals
  • Irregular time divisions
  • Key Signatures
  • Major Scales
  • Melodic Minor scales
  • Ornaments
  • Primary chords, inversions and figured bass
  • Relative major/minor
  • Rewriting music using a different time signature
  • Short and open scores
  • Spot Check 1
  • Spot check 2
  • Spot check 3
  • Spot check 4
  • Spot check 5
  • Technical note names
  • Terms and signs
  • Transposing a melody
  • Writing a melody to words

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Cat No. SP1210
Price £12.50
AuthorKevin Holt
CategoryTheory Tutors
PublisherSpartan Press
ISMN 979-0-57998-210-4
EAN-13 9790579982104
Weight 226 grams
Published 4th July 2013
Availability 5 in stock