Music Theory Syllabus

Marking Scheme

65 or above = PASS 75 or above = MERIT 85 or above = DISTINCTION

Preliminary Grade

%
  1. Scales and keys
  2. Chords 
  3. Rhythm Notation
45
35
20
Grade 1
  1. Scales and keys
  2. Chords 
  3. Rhythm Notation
  4. Knowledge of popular music
40
35
13
12
Grade 2
  1. Scales and keys
  2. Chords 
  3. Rhythm Notation
  4. Knowledge of popular music
  5. Harmony
35
30
13
12
10
Grades 3 to 8
  1. Scales and keys
  2. Chords 
  3. Rhythm Notation
  4. Knowledge of popular music
  5. Harmony
  6. Transposition
20
20
10
15
25
10

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