New Theory Elementary Preparatory Level

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New Theory Syllabus 2016: Celebrate Theory Preparatory Level

Celebrate Theory Preparatory Cover - RCM Theory 2016

First introduction to music notation, including:

• the staff,note and rest values, time signatures

• scale and triads (C major and A minor, natural only)

• exploration of concepts through level-appropriate repertoire

 

Sample page (click to expand)

Celebrate Theory Preparatory Sample Page 18

Let’s Explore activities provide an opportunity to hear and play a piece of music while discovering how theory concepts come alive. Many of these pieces have been selected from The Royal Conservatory repertoire and etudes books. Listen as your teacher plays them for you, play them yourself, or listen to them here!
 

Unit 2, page 22
Caterpillar! Caterpillar!, Russian folk song, arr. Akiko Kinney
From Violin Series, 2013 Edition: Violin Repertoire 1

Unit 3, page 30
Saint Paul's Steeple,​ English folk song arr. Jason Gray
From Cello Series, 2013 Edition: Preparatory Cello Repertoire

Unit 4, page 36
The Lively Boy​, Daniel Gottlob Türk
From Celebration Series®, 2015 Edition: Piano Repertoire Preparatory A

Unit 5, page 52
Sleigh Bells,​ Christine Donkin
From Celebration Series®, 2015 Edition: Piano Repertoire Preparatory A

Unit 7, page 68
Early One Morning,​ Traditional English, arr. Akiko and Forrest Kinney
From Overtones®: A Comprehensive Flute Series: Flute Repertoire 1