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ABRSM Grade 6 Music Theory - Question 1(a), Allocating Chords - Exercise 6 with Sharon Bill



In this music theory lesson I explain all you need to know to successfully answer ABRSM Grade 6 Question 1a Exercise 6. Allocating chords to a given melody line implies the rules of four-part harmony. The full lesson is available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from this lesson are included in this short video.

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ABRSM Grade 1 Piano A3 Minuet in C with Sharon Bill (2023 and 2024 syllabus)



Minuet in C, by Alexander Reinagle A:3 of the ABRSM Grade 1 Exam syllabus. Here is a play-through of this lively dance-like piano piece.

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New ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 PRACTICE EXAM PAPER - with Sharon Bill



Welcome to my ABRSM Discovering Music Theory tutorials! In this Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory lesson I will guide you through the final chapter of ABRSM Music Theory in Practice Grade 1 which looks at a Practice Exam Paper. The full lessons are available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from these lessons are included in this short video.

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New ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 Chapter 11 MUSIC IN CONTEXT - with Sharon Bill



Welcome to my ABRSM Discovering Music Theory tutorials! In this Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory lesson I will guide you through the eleventh chapter of ABRSM Music Theory in Practice Grade 1 which looks at Music in Context, answering questions referring to an extract of music. The full lessons are available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from these lessons are included in this short video.

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New ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 Chapter 10 TERMS AND SIGNS - with Sharon Bill



Welcome to my ABRSM Discovering Music Theory tutorials! In this Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory lesson I will guide you through the tenth chapter of ABRSM Music Theory in Practice Grade 1 which looks at musical terms and signs, and performance directions. The full lessons are available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from these lessons are included in this short video.

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New ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 Chapter 9 TONIC TRIADS - with Sharon Bill



Welcome to my ABRSM Discovering Music Theory tutorials! In this Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory lesson I will guide you through the ninth chapter of ABRSM Music Theory in Practice Grade 1 which looks at tonic triads in the scales of C major, G major, D major and F major. The full lessons are available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from these lessons are included in this short video.

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New ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 Chapter 8 INTERVALS - with Sharon Bill



Welcome to my ABRSM Discovering Music Theory tutorials! In this Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory lesson I will guide you through the eighth chapter of ABRSM Music Theory in Practice Grade 1 which looks at intervals in the scales of C major, G major, D major and F major. The full lessons are available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from these lessons are included in this short video.

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New ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 Chapter 7 KEYS AND KEY SIGNATURES - with Sharon Bill



Welcome to my ABRSM Discovering Music Theory tutorials! In this Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory lesson I will guide you through the seventh chapter of ABRSM Music Theory in Practice Grade 1 which looks at key signatures and keys, and the scales of C major, G major, D major and F major. The full lessons are available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from these lessons are included in this short video.

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ABRSM Grade 1 Piano A2 Dragonflies with Sharon Bill (2023 and 2024 syllabus)



Dragonflies, by Marjorie Helyer A:2 of the ABRSM Grade 1 Exam syllabus. Here is a play-through of this pretty character piano piece.

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New ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 Chapter 6 SCALES - with Sharon Bill



Welcome to my ABRSM Discovering Music Theory tutorials! In this Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory lesson I will guide you through the sixth chapter of ABRSM Music Theory in Practice Grade 1 which looks at the construction of the major scale, the degrees of the scale, and the scales of C major, G major, D major and F major. The full lessons are available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from these lessons are included in this short video.

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New ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 Chapter 5 RHYTHM (Part 3) - with Sharon Bill



Welcome to my ABRSM Discovering Music Theory tutorials! In this Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory lesson I will guide you through the fifth chapter of ABRSM Music Theory in Practice Grade 1 which looks at ties, dotted notes and grouping dotted notes. The full lessons are available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from these lessons are included in this short video.

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New ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 Chapter 4 PITCH (Part 2)- with Sharon Bill



Welcome to my ABRSM Discovering Music Theory tutorials! In this Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory lesson I will guide you through the fourth chapter of ABRSM Music Theory in Practice Grade 1 which looks at accidentals (sharps, flats and naturals), and also looks at semitones and tones. The full lessons are available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from these lessons are included in this short video.

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New ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 Chapter 3 RHYTHM (Part 2) - with Sharon Bill



Welcome to my ABRSM Discovering Music Theory tutorials! In this Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory lesson I will guide you through the third chapter of ABRSM Music Theory in Practice Grade 1 which looks at semiquavers (sixteenth notes) grouping notes, and rests. The full lessons are available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from these lessons are included in this short video.

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New ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 Chapter 2 PITCH (Part 1) - with Sharon Bill



Welcome to my ABRSM Discovering Music Theory tutorials! In this Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory lesson I will guide you through the second chapter of ABRSM Music Theory in Practice Grade 1 which looks at notes in the treble clef, notes in the bass clef, and semibreves (whole notes), minims (half notes), crotchets (quarter notes) and quavers (eighth notes) on the stave. The full lessons are available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from these lessons are included in this short video.

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How to Take Your ABRSM Music Theory Exam, Grades 1-3
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New ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 Chapter 1 RHYTHM (Part 1) - with Sharon Bill



Welcome to my ABRSM Discovering Music Theory tutorials! In this Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory lesson I will guide you through the first chapter of ABRSM Music Theory in Practice Grade 1 which looks at the note values of the semibreve (whole note), minim (half note), crotchet (quarter note) and quaver (eighth note), bars and time signatures. The full lessons are available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from these lessons are included in this short video.

Link to lesson - Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory Chapter 1 Rhythm (Part 1)
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ABRSM Grade 1 Piano A1 Allegretto in C with Sharon Bill (2023 and 2024 syllabus)



Allegretto in C by Anton Diabelli, A:1 of the ABRSM Grade 1 Exam syllabus. Here is a play-through of this lovely piano piece.

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New ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 INTRODUCTION - with Sharon Bill



Welcome to my ABRSM Discovering Music Theory tutorials! Grade 1 Music Theory is the foundation of all music theory. All of the following Grades build upon the knowledge gained in ABRSM Grade 1. Here I give an introduction to what studying Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory will involve. The full lessons are available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from these lessons are included in this short video.

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ABRSM Grade 6 Music Theory - Question 1(a) Allocating Chords to a Given Melody - Exercise 5 - with Sharon Bill



In this music theory lesson I explain all you need to know to successfully answer ABRSM Grade 6 Question 1a Exercise 5. Allocating chords to a given melody line implies the rules of four-part harmony. The full lesson is available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from this lesson are included in this short video.

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ABRSM Grade 6 Music Theory - Question 1(a) Allocating Chords to a Given Melody - Exercise 4 - with Sharon Bill



In this music theory lesson I explain all you need to know to successfully answer ABRSM Grade 6 Question 1a Exercise 4. Allocating chords to a given melody line implies the rules of four-part harmony. The full lesson is available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from this lesson are included in this short video.

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ABRSM Grade 6 Music Theory - Question 1(a) Allocating Chords to a Given Melody - Exercise 3 - with Sharon Bill



In this music theory lesson I explain all you need to know to successfully answer ABRSM Grade 6 Question 1a Exercise 3. Allocating chords to a given melody line implies the rules of four-part harmony. The full lesson is available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from this lesson are included in this short video.

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ABRSM Grade 6 Music Theory - Question 1(a) Allocating Chords to a Given Melody - Exercise 2 - with Sharon Bill



In this music theory lesson I explain all you need to know to successfully answer ABRSM Grade 6 Question 1a Exercise 2. Allocating chords to a given melody line implies the rules of four-part harmony. The full lesson is available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from this lesson are included in this short video.

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ABRSM Grade 6 Music Theory - Question 1(a) Allocating Chords to a Given Melody - Exercise 1 - with Sharon Bill



In this music theory lesson I explain all you need to know to successfully answer ABRSM Grade 6 Question 1a Exercise 1. Allocating chords to a given melody line implies the rules of four-part harmony. The full lesson is available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from this lesson are included in this short video.

Link to lesson - Introduction to ABRSM Grade 6 Music Theory- with Sharon Bill, Question 1(a), Allocating Chords to a Given Melody
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A Fresh Start! (The New Academic Year) - Sharon Bill Music Matters Vlog



This is my favourite time of year - I love the start of the new academic year! It’s a fresh start, a new beginning where you can plan your goals and focus your efforts anew. Keeping a journal, with a music practice diary, is a great way to focus your efforts and get the most from your time at your instrument. After a break I’m eager to get cracking - and to get stuck in!

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ABRSM Music Theory Grade 6 - Introduction to Question 1a Allocating Chords to a Given Melody - with Sharon Bill



In this music theory lesson I explain all you need to know to successfully answer ABRSM Grade 6 Question 1a Allocating chords to a given melody line implies the rules of four-part harmony. The full lesson is available on my Patreon channel. Sample examples from this lesson are included in this short video.

Link to lesson - Introduction to ABRSM Grade 6 Music Theory- with Sharon Bill, Question 1(a), Allocating Chords to a Given Melody
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