Key product features
- Assumes no prior formal training in music.
- Takes the student as far as the Associated Board Grade 3 theory level.
- Can also be a foundation course for the Grade 5 volume.
- Suitable for anyone needing a slower introduction to music theory.
- Spiral bound for easy reading
This companion volume to Pass Grade 5 Theory was published due to consumer demand. This book can be used as a stand-alone theory course for those who only wish to study to the level of Associated Board Grade 3 theory examination. The author has extensive experience of teaching music theory both in schools and in private practice. This book is the product of that experience and the material in it has been used successfully with students of all ages from Year 6 to adult. It assumes no prior formal training in music theory. If, having completed this course, a student decides they would like to progress to Grade 5 level then Pass Grade 5 Theory will provide all that they need. Although inevitably some of the explanation is similar, exercises have not been duplicated. Consequently this volume also serves as a useful source of extra material to reinforce some of the basic concepts introduced in Pass Grade 5 Theory should a student require this. A pianist and music teacher of many year's standing, Dorothy Dingle has developed a special interest in the teaching of music theory. Following the success of her first publication "Pass Grade 5 Theory - All You Need in One Volume", the author was asked to produce a book to prepare students for the Associated Board Grade 3 examination. This book is the result and is suitable for anyone who wants a comprehensive introduction to the study of music theory. It assumes no prior formal training in music theory and provides a step-by-step introduction to each topic which gives the student a thorough grounding in all required topics for the examination.