- Theory of Music Made Easy - Grade 1
Theory of Music Made Easy Grade 1 presents the rudiments of theory divided into short chapters. This popular series by Lina Ng is designed to prepare musicians for exams as the information is presented in bite size sections, and each volume in the series builds on the work of the last. There are revision chapters, covering two topics at one time and it is interspersed with cheerful illustrations, making learning more fun.
Topics covered include Time Values (Semibreve, Minim, Crotchet, Quaver), Time Signatures (2/4, 3/4, 4/4), Notes on the Stave (Treble and Bass), Semiquaver, Rests, Ties, Dotted Notes, Accidentals (sharp, flat, natural), Semitones and Tones, Key Signatures (D, G, F), Scales (C, G, D and F), Intervals (2nd to Octave), Tonic Triads, Rhythm Writing (Two-bar Rhythm), Performance Directions (Terms and Signs), General Exercises and Know Your Italian Terms.