Preparatory Rudiments

– our complimentary course for music theory beginners and preparatory-level students!  Lesson materials and evaluation of assignments are provided for free for students to experience our course format.

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Course Outline:

Lesson Topic(s)
1 Music notation – pitch, accidentals, semitones, whole tones
2 Rhythm – time values, time signatures
3 Intervals, scales
4 Triads, musical terms

Required Text: none

Note: The RCM has issued Theory Syllabus 2016 edition, in which the Preparatory Rudiments exam will no longer be offered.  However, this is an important pre-requisite course for students preparing to study Basic Rudiments.


Allegro Theory, Vancouver BC

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