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Music Theory Grade 3 Music Theory

What does Music Theory Grade 3 include?

  • Basics of notation; terms & signs
  • Some simple and compound time signatures
  • Some major and minor keys & scales
  • Rhythm writing

Key exam information

2016 improvements to Music Theory exam paper

The 2016 Grade 3 Music Theory paper will include some small changes to the layout and wording as follows:

Question 8

For this question based on a given melody, the blank stave for the candidate to write on has been moved from the bottom of the page to just under the given melody.


Supporting applications

Melody Writer

A tool designed to help improve your melody writing and music theory knowledge and understanding.


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