An introduction to music theory
An introduction to music theory

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An introduction to music theory

10.2 Where to find trainers and recommended reading

You may know of others, but these are some websites currently available that contain drills for eye and ear training:

Note that these sites and others also provide tutorials on many aspects of staff notation, which you could use to supplement your knowledge, or reinforce what you have learned already. However, as with all websites, it is prudent to compare the information on a few different sites in order to assess the accuracy and reliability of the information found on them.

Recommended reading

Rather than the internet, you might like to consult reference material in hard copy. In which case you could try:

Taylor, E. (1989) The AB Guide to Music Theory, Part I, London, Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.

The Associated Board also publishes graded workbooks and booklets with model answers. The workbooks for Grades 1–3 would be relevant for this course. You can find a list of these workbooks here: ABRSM workbooks.

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