Theory In Music

This is a course that will get you prepared for the ABRSM Theory in Music examsination
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  • Lectures 18
  • Contents Video: 35 mins
    Other: 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2013 English

Course Description

This course is to give you a clear understanding of the basic in music. For persons wanting to know the basics of reading music this is the course for you It will also prepare you for the ARBSM Music exam. Here you will learn:

  • Some frequently used terms and signs concerning tempo, dynamics, performance directions and articulation marks. Simple questions will be asked about a melody written in either treble or bass clef.

  • Construction of the major scale, including the position of the tones and semitones. Scales and key signatures of the major keys of C, G, D and F in both clefs.

  • Simple time signatures, bar-lines and the grouping of the notes listed above within these times. Composition of a two-bar rhythm in answer to a given rhythm starting on the first beat of a bar.
  • Note values of semibreve, minim, crotchet, quaver and semiquaver, and their equivalent rests (candidates may use the terms ‘whole note’, ‘half note’, etc.). Tied notes. Single-dotted notes and rests
  • The stave. Treble (G) and bass (F) clefs. Names of notes on the stave, including middle C in both clefs. Sharp, flat and natural signs, and their cancellation.

This course will last for three weeks or depending on how often you visit the site.

What you need for this course to practice

What are the requirements?

  • Nothing really but the ARBSM - First Step In Music Theory would be an asset

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Know the Treble and Bass Clefs
  • Note values of semibreve, minim, crotchet, quaver and semiquaver, and their equivalent rests
  • Tied notes. Single-dotted notes and rests
  • Simple time signatures, bar-lines and the grouping of the notes listed above within these times
  • Composition of a two-bar rhythm
  • Construction of the major scale, including the position of the tones and semitones
  • Scales and key signatures of the major keys of C, G, D and F in both clefs
  • tempo, dynamics, performance directions and articulation

What is the target audience?

  • students who want to learn the basics of music and students doing the ARBSM exam

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Starting Music
Article

So the first thing that we will be covering is our first item on the list.

1. Note values of semibreve, minim, crotchet, quaver and semiquaver, and their equivalent rests

(candidates may use the terms ‘whole note’, ‘half note’, etc.). Tied notes. Single-dotted notes and rests. We will be going through it step by step together and have fun.

The Value of Notes
Preview
11:28
Time Signature
13:05
The Circle of Fifths
04:05
Middle C
06:31
Pop Quiz
1 page
Section 2: Quiz
6 questions

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Section 3: Starting Music Part 2
Paper 1
4 pages
Bar Line
Article
Dotted and Tied Note
Article
Beam
Article
Tuplets
4 pages
Rhythmic Device
Article
Section 4: Major and Minor
C Major/ A Minor
7 pages
Section 5: Past Paper
2009 Past Paper 1
8 pages
2009 Past Paper 2
8 pages
2008 Past Paper 1
8 pages
2008 Past Paper 2
8 pages
2007 Past Paper 1
8 pages

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Instructor Biography

Christopher Coke, Music Instructor at Udemy

My name is Christopher Coke. I am 22 years old and a 3rd year student at the University of Technology, Jamaica doing a BBA in Business Administration majoring in Marketing and Administrative and Information Systems Management. I am a pass student of Mona High, where I did Music at the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) and Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC) level where I got a grade TWO in the course. I have done the ABRSM Music exam book 1 - 4 and receive distinction in all.

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