Popular Music Theory Workbook Grade 5

The Rockschool Grade 5 Theory Workbook is the ideal preparation for your Grade 5 exam, containing example questions and a full specimen paper. Among the topics at this level, you'll tackle rewriting with new time signatures, adding accidentals to scales, genre-specific techniques and chord inversions.

Rockschool's Popular Music Theory Syllabus is regulated by Ofqual and offers UCAS points at Grades 6, 7 and 8.

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The Rockschool Popular Music Theory Workbook Grade 5 is the ideal preparation for students taking Rockschool's new Grade 5 theory exam. Practise each section of your Rockschool Popular Music Theory exam in isolation, and then study a specimen paper from the Grade 5 exam. Use your Grade 5 Workbook alongside the accompanying Popular Music Theory Guidebook (Grades Debut–5).

Your Grade 5 Workbook includes sample questions from each of the following sections of your theory exam:

  • Music notation
  • Popular music harmony
  • Band knowledge
  • Band analysis
  • Grade 5 specimen paper included
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Catalogue # RSK011508
ISBN 9781908920744
Additional Sample Papers (Updated 20 July 2020)
  • Paper 1 Band Analysis Bar 3 beat 2 bass clef is amended to a C natural. Bar 3 beat 4a bass clef is amended to a Cb.
  • Paper 1 Marking Guidance Q4.01 - Bar 3 beat 1 is amended to a C dim. Bar 3 last beat 4a is amended to a Cb major.