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Theory In Music

This is a course that will get you prepared for the ABRSM Theory in Music examsination
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Last updated 7/2015
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Includes:
  • 35 mins on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 9 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
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
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Requirements
  • Nothing really but the ARBSM - First Step In Music Theory would be an asset
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.

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Who is the target audience?
  • students who want to learn the basics of music and students doing the ARBSM exam
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Starting Music
6 Lectures 36:15

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.

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Time Signature
13:05

The Circle of Fifths
04:05

Middle C
06:31

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Starting Music Part 2
6 Lectures 02:50
Paper 1
4 pages

Bar Line
00:54

Dotted and Tied Note
00:21

Beam
01:10

Tuplets
4 pages

Rhythmic Device
00:23
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Major and Minor
1 Lecture 00:00
C Major/ A Minor
7 pages
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Past Paper
5 Lectures 00:00
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
About the Instructor
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332 Students
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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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