Theory of Music – Grades 1 – 8

Grade 1

  • The Treble Clef
  • Notes on Practice Chanter
  • Note Values
  • Beats and Bars
  • Musical Sounds
  • Embellishments, single gracenotes

 

Grade 2

  • Note Values
  • Rests
  • Lengthening of notes
  • Simple & Compound Time
  • Double Barlines and Incomplete Bars
  • Embellishments: Doublings, Drags, Flams, Paradiddles

 

Grade 3

  • Staffs and Clefs
  • Note stems
  • Semitone and accidentals
  • Octaves and Scales
  • Range of Pipes and Drums
  • Brace and Full Band Scores
  • Characteristics of Sound, Intonation, Frequency, Vibration
  • Embellishments, Grips and Four Stroke Rough
  • Tuning of the pipe and drum
  • Maintenance of Instruments

 

Grade 4

 

Grade 5

 

Grade 6 

 

Grade 7 

 

Grade 8