Gareth Green

MA (Oxon), MA (Leeds), FRCO(CHM), FLCM, ARCM

Pianist   |   Organist   |   Conductor   |   Teacher   |   Composer   |  Adjudicator

ABRSM Examiner, Moderator & Trainer

Music Theory Tutorials

These packages are designed to guide you through the topic of music theory and help you to understand the different areas needed to pass your graded exam. Presented to you by ABRSM Examiner Gareth Green, these tutorials will walk you through each area step by step in a clear and informative manner, lesson by lesson. As well as the video tutorials, all packages include help-sheets covering all the different musical terms you are expected to learn for each particular exam. All our videos are recorded in Full High Definition for maximum viewing quality.

After your payment has been successful you will automatically receive an email with a link to access and download the product. If you are having trouble and need more help then take a look at our Help & Support page and Frequently Asked Questions. If you still need help send us a message using the help form at the bottom of the page.


FREE Lessons

Take a look at our free lessons on music theory. If you are interested in downloading additional videos take a look at the packages below.


Bundles

Video Tutorial bundles containing all the relevant videos, covering the complete syllabus in one handy discounted package.

All prices exclude VAT. For specific grades take a look at the packages below.


Grade 1 Music Theory Tutorials

This package contains a total of eight videos and one document, detailed below.

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  • Lesson 1 – Rhythm
  • Lesson 2 - Time Signatures, Beaming & Bar Lines
  • Lesson 3 – Clefs
  • Lesson 4 – Accidentals, Semitones & Tones
  • Lesson 5 – Keys & Scales
  • Lesson 6 – Degrees of the Scale & Intervals
  • Lesson 7 – The Tonic Triad
  • Lesson 8 – Writing an Answering Rhythm
  • Document – Grade 1 Music Theory Terms

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Grade 2 Music Theory Tutorials

This package contains a total of eight videos and two documents, detailed below.

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  • Lesson 1 – Ledger Lines & Clef Conversion
  • Lesson 2 – Time Signatures & Conversion
  • Lesson 3 – Major Scales
  • Lesson 4 – Minor Scales
  • Lesson 5 – Triplets
  • Lesson 6 – Beaming
  • Lesson 7 – Intervals
  • Lesson 8 – Writing an Answering Rhythm
  • Documents – Music Theory Terms for Grade 1 & 2

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Grade 3 Music Theory Tutorials

This package contains a total of twelve videos and four documents, detailed below.

  • Lesson 1 – Simple & Compound Time
  • Lesson 2 – Converting Simple & Compound Time
  • Lesson 3 – Demisemiquavers
  • Lesson 4 – Ledger Lines & Conversion
  • Lesson 5 – Octave Transposition
  • Lesson 6 – Writing Scales with Four Sharps & Flats
  • Lesson 7 – Tonic Triads
  • Lesson 8 – Identifying Keys
  • Lesson 9 – Beaming in Compound Time
  • Lesson 10 – Writing Four Bar Rhythms
  • Lesson 11 – Intervals
  • Lesson 12 – Simple Phrase Structure
  • Documents – The Circle of Fifths
  • Documents – Music Theory Terms for Grade 1, 2 & 3

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Grade 4 Music Theory Tutorials

This package contains a total of fourteen videos and five documents, detailed below.

  • Lesson 1 - Instruments of the Orchestra
  • Lesson 2 - The Alto Clef
  • Lesson 3 - Time Signatures
  • Lesson 4 - Double Accidentals
  • Lesson 5 - Breves, Double Dots & Duplets
  • Lesson 6 - Key Signatures
  • Lesson 7 - Naming the Key
  • Lesson 8 - Technical Names of the Scale 
  • Lesson 9 - Scales & Chromatic Scales 
  • Lesson 10 - Writing Four Bar Rhythms 
  • Lesson 11 - Chords I, IV & V 
  • Lesson 12 – Intervals 
  • Lesson 13 - Setting Rhythm to Words 
  • Lesson 14 - Ornaments 
  • Documents – Music Theory Terms for Grade 1, 2, 3 & 4 
  • Documents – The Circle of Fifths

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Grade 5 Music Theory Tutorials

This package contains a total of twelve videos and six documents, detailed below.

  • Lesson 1 – The Tenor Clef
  • Lesson 2 – Keys for Grade 5
  • Lesson 3 – Enharmonic Conversion
  • Lesson 4 – Intervals
  • Lesson 5 – Transposition
  • Lesson 6 – Voices in Score
  • Lesson 7 – Irregular Time Signatures
  • Lesson 8 – Irregular Time Divisions
  • Lesson 9 - Chords
  • Lesson 10 - Cadences
  • Lesson 11 – Composing a Melody
  • Lesson 12 – Ornaments
  • Lesson 13 – Composing a Melody (Example 2)
  • Documents – The Circle of Fifths
  • Documents – Music Theory Terms for Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5

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 Advanced Theory Tutorials
(Part 1)

This package is designed for advanced music theory and are suitable for people looking to take their ABRSM Grade 6, 7 and 8 exams. Part 1 contains six videos, detailed below, and focuses on taking a look at different types of chords and how to build and structure harmony.

  • Harmony
  • Chords
  • Diminished 7th Chords
  • Neapolitan 6th Chords
  • Augmented 6th Chords
  • Other Chromatic Chords 

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 Advanced Theory Tutorials
(Part 2)

This package is designed for advanced music theory and are suitable for people looking to take their ABRSM Grade 6, 7 and 8 exams. Part 2 contains five videos, detailed below, and focuses on the techniques used to write and compose melodies, figured bass and effective harmony.

  • Figured Bass
  • Dissonance & Suspensions
  • Writing Effective Harmony
  • Melody Writing
  • Working From A Score Outline 

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 Advanced Theory Tutorials
(Part 3)

This package is designed for advanced music theory and are suitable for people looking to take their ABRSM Grade 6, 7 and 8 exams. Part 3 contains seven videos, detailed below, taking a look at multiple examples of various questions and different types of writing and how to approach them.

  • Figured Bass Exercise 1
  • Figured Bass Exercise 2
  • Figured Bass Exercise 3
  • Analysis Exercise
  • Melody Writing Exercise 1
  • Melody Writing Exercise 2
  • Melody Writing Exercise 3 

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