The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1 (Grades 1-5)

The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1 (Grades 1-5)

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Are you preparing for your ABRSM theory exam (grade 1-5) or simply interested in the construction of music? Then The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1, by Eric Taylor is a great reference book for you.

Key features

  • Fantastic reference book on music theory
  • An essential to help you prepare for your grade 1-5 ABRSM theory exam
  • Written by Eric Taylor, an ABRSM examiner

Essential Music Theory Reference book

The book is an excellent resource, containing in-depth explanations of the knowledge you need for the grade 1-5 ABRSM theory exams. The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1 is made up of 13 chapters which are each focused on different aspects of music theory – all the rhythmic and tonal basics of music theory are covered - the list of all that's included can be seen below:

  1. The Basics of Rhythm and Tempo
  2. Introduction to Pitch
  3. Continuing with Rhythm
  4. More Scales, Keys and Clefs
  5. The Grouping of Notes and Rests
  6. Rhythm: Words, Syncopation
  7. Intervals and Transposition
  8. Triads and Chords
  9. Phrases and Cadences
  10. Tempo, Dynamics and Mood
  11. Articulation
  12. Ornaments and Embellishments
  13. Reiterations and Repeats

Useful glossary & resources

At the back of The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1 there are various useful resources including a glossary of musical terms and their meanings and a reference list of notes and keys – this enables you to look up any definitions which you are uncertain of as you prepare for your ABRSM theory exams and practice your instrument.

Written by an ABRSM Examiner, Eric Taylor

The AB Guide to Music Theory is notably written and collated by experienced teacher and ABRSM examiner, Eric Taylor who also authors the ABRSM Music Theory in Practice exam workbooks and corresponding model answers books – this compatibility means that you are sure to learn all the information you need to fully prepare for your theory exams (grades 1-5) in this book.

Once you have finished The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1, you can progress further with your music theory education in the AB Guide to Music Theory Part 2.

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Are you preparing for your ABRSM theory exam (grade 1-5) or simply interested in the construction of music? Then The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1, by Eric Taylor is a great reference book for you.

Key features

  • Fantastic reference book on music theory
  • An essential to help you prepare for your grade 1-5 ABRSM theory exam
  • Written by Eric Taylor, an ABRSM examiner

Essential Music Theory Reference book

The book is an excellent resource, containing in-depth explanations of the knowledge you need for the grade 1-5 ABRSM theory exams. The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1 is made up of 13 chapters which are each focused on different aspects of music theory – all the rhythmic and tonal basics of music theory are covered - the list of all that's included can be seen below:

  1. The Basics of Rhythm and Tempo
  2. Introduction to Pitch
  3. Continuing with Rhythm
  4. More Scales, Keys and Clefs
  5. The Grouping of Notes and Rests
  6. Rhythm: Words, Syncopation
  7. Intervals and Transposition
  8. Triads and Chords
  9. Phrases and Cadences
  10. Tempo, Dynamics and Mood
  11. Articulation
  12. Ornaments and Embellishments
  13. Reiterations and Repeats

Useful glossary & resources

At the back of The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1 there are various useful resources including a glossary of musical terms and their meanings and a reference list of notes and keys – this enables you to look up any definitions which you are uncertain of as you prepare for your ABRSM theory exams and practice your instrument.

Written by an ABRSM Examiner, Eric Taylor

The AB Guide to Music Theory is notably written and collated by experienced teacher and ABRSM examiner, Eric Taylor who also authors the ABRSM Music Theory in Practice exam workbooks and corresponding model answers books – this compatibility means that you are sure to learn all the information you need to fully prepare for your theory exams (grades 1-5) in this book.

Once you have finished The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1, you can progress further with your music theory education in the AB Guide to Music Theory Part 2.

Click Here to Read More...

Delivery Information

Please see our UK (mainland) delivery options below:


Standard
(usually 2-3 days)
£3.49 (orders up to £74) - £11.99 (orders £74+) 
Usually Delivered within 2-3 Days (from dispatch). Usually Royal Mail 48. For delivery before Christmas please order by 18th December 4:00pm - note this is not a guaranteed delivery service. Please note: delivery timeframes may be longer than advertised (up to 14 days) as the Royal Mail delivery services are taking longer than usual due to COVID-19.
Express
(usually Next Day)
£13.99
Usually Delivered Next Working Day (from dispatch) Mon-Fri 9am-6pm. Note: the shipping price for larger items may be higher in price - delivery costs will be confirmed within our checkout. Please note: delivery timeframes may be longer than advertised as 3rd party delivery couriers are taking longer than usual due to COVID-19.
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(usually 1-3 days)

FREE
Order online for local delivery (usually 1-3 days) in Monmouth (within 2 miles of NP25 3BT).
Click & Collect
FREE
Order online and collect from Church Street, Monmouth (1 Agincourt Square, Monmouth, NP25 3BT) - we will contact you to arrange a collection day/time.


In the Channel Islands? See our Channel Islands Delivery options

Note: from 01/01/2021 we no longer deliver to Northern Ireland as Brexit has made this destination not financially viable to deliver to. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

 

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Are you preparing for your ABRSM theory exam (grade 1-5) or simply interested in the construction of music? Then The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1, by Eric Taylor is a great reference book for you.

Key features

  • Fantastic reference book on music theory
  • An essential to help you prepare for your grade 1-5 ABRSM theory exam
  • Written by Eric Taylor, an ABRSM examiner

Essential Music Theory Reference book

The book is an excellent resource, containing in-depth explanations of the knowledge you need for the grade 1-5 ABRSM theory exams. The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1 is made up of 13 chapters which are each focused on different aspects of music theory – all the rhythmic and tonal basics of music theory are covered - the list of all that's included can be seen below:

  1. The Basics of Rhythm and Tempo
  2. Introduction to Pitch
  3. Continuing with Rhythm
  4. More Scales, Keys and Clefs
  5. The Grouping of Notes and Rests
  6. Rhythm: Words, Syncopation
  7. Intervals and Transposition
  8. Triads and Chords
  9. Phrases and Cadences
  10. Tempo, Dynamics and Mood
  11. Articulation
  12. Ornaments and Embellishments
  13. Reiterations and Repeats

Useful glossary & resources

At the back of The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1 there are various useful resources including a glossary of musical terms and their meanings and a reference list of notes and keys – this enables you to look up any definitions which you are uncertain of as you prepare for your ABRSM theory exams and practice your instrument.

Written by an ABRSM Examiner, Eric Taylor

The AB Guide to Music Theory is notably written and collated by experienced teacher and ABRSM examiner, Eric Taylor who also authors the ABRSM Music Theory in Practice exam workbooks and corresponding model answers books – this compatibility means that you are sure to learn all the information you need to fully prepare for your theory exams (grades 1-5) in this book.

Once you have finished The AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1, you can progress further with your music theory education in the AB Guide to Music Theory Part 2.