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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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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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How to Take Your ABRSM Music Theory Exam, Grades 1-3
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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.

Link to lesson - Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory Chapter 11 Music in Context
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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 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.

Link to lesson - Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory Chapter 10 Terms & Signs
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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 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.

Link to lesson - Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory Chapter 9 Tonic Triads
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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 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.

Link to lesson - Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory Chapter 8 Intervals
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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 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.

Link to lesson - Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory Chapter 7 Keys & Key Signatures
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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 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.

Link to lessons - Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory Chapter 6 Scales
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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 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.

Link to lessons - Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory Chapter 5 Rhythm (Part 3)
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Music Practice Diary
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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 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.

Link to lessons - Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory Chapter 4 Pitch (Part 2)
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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 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.

Link to lessons - Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory Chapter 3 Rhythm (Part 2)
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Music Practice Diary
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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 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.

Link to lessons - Grade 1 ABRSM Discovering Music Theory Chapter 2 Pitch (Part 1)
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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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Music Practice Diary
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How to Take Your ABRSM Music Theory Exam, Grades 1-3
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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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Music Practice Diary
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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 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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Music Practice Diary
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How to Take Your ABRSM Music Theory Exam, Grades 1-3
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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.

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

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

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

Link to lesson: ABRSM Grade 6 Music Theory - with Sharon Bill, Question 1(a), Allocating Chords to a Given Melody - Exercise 2
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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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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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Harmony and Composition
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New ABRSM Music Theory Lessons, Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 AND 6 Online Now - with Sharon Bill



ABRSM GRADE 6 MUSIC THEORY LESSONS now available on my Patreon channel. Plus, all ABRSM Discovering Music Grade 1 - 5, advert free.

Lessons are also scheduled on my YouTube channel.

Step-by-step lessons are available to help you through every exercise, just as if I were sitting next to you. Sample lessons are shown in this video.

Newly scheduled lessons on YouTube include Discovering Music Theory Grade 2, pages 25 - 26 Keys and Scales; Grade 3, pages 16 - 17, Compound time Grade 5, pages 89 - 91, Practice Exam Paper Sections 3 & 4 - Keys and Scales, and Intervals.

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New ABRSM Music Theory Lessons, Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 AND 6 - with Sharon Bill



ABRSM GRADE 6 MUSIC THEORY LESSONS now available on my Patreon channel. Plus, all ABRSM Discovering Music Grade 1 - 5, advert free.

Lessons are also scheduled on my YouTube channel.

Step-by-step lessons are available to help you through every exercise, just as if I were sitting next to you. Sample lessons are shown in this video.

Newly scheduled lessons on YouTube include Discovering Music Theory Grade 2, pages 23 - 24 Grouping Notes and Rests; Grade 3, Pages 14 - 15 Grouping Notes and Rests in Compound Time; Grade 5, pages 85 - 88, Practice Exam Paper Sections 1 & 2 - Rhythm and Pitch.

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ABRSM Grade 6 Music Theory Overview - Music Matters with Sharon Bill



ABRSM Music Theory Grade 6 lessons will soon be released onto my Patreon channel. Before we jump into working through the exercises I want to explain how the lessons will be organised and what is involved. Here is a quick outline of my plan.

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