Please refer to your ABRSM Eric Taylor Grade 1 Theory in Practice workbook when watching these Tutorials. If you require additional help please speak with your Tutor. Alternatively, we provide online tuition by appointment.

Click on the links below to download the following useful materials to help you revise
Manuscript (medium)
Manuscript (professional)
Piano Keyboard (showing sharps, flats, semitones & tones)
Grade 1 Key Signatures


The order of our videos corresponds to the order shown on the Contents page of the Eric Taylor workbook. Simply click on the Tutorials you wish to view.

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(1) Short Introduction

(2) Time Values (Eric Taylor p4)

(3) Bar Lines & Time Signatures (Eric Taylor p5)
(4) Bar Lines & Time Signature (Eric Taylor p5, ex5)

(5) Notes on the Stave (Eric Taylor p 6)
(6) Ledger Lines (Eric Taylor p6)
(7) Stems (Eric Taylor p7)

(8) Treble Clef Notes Part I (Eric Taylor p8-9)
(9) Treble Clef Notes Part II (Eric Taylor p8-9)

(10) Bass Clef Notes Part I (Eric Taylor p8-9)
(11) Bass Clef Notes Part II (Eric Taylor p8-9)

(12) More on Time Values (Eric Taylor p10, ex1, ex2)
(13) More on Time Values (Eric Taylor p10, ex3)
(14) Grouping/Beaming Notes

(15) Rests (Eric Taylor p11)
(16) Rests (Eric Taylor p11, ex2)

(17) Ties (Eric Taylor p12)
(18) Ties (Eric Taylor p12, ex1)

(19) Dotted Notes (Eric Taylor p12-13)
(20) Dotted Rests (Eric Taylor p12-13)
(21) Dotted Notes (Eric Taylor p13, ex2)

(22) Accidentals (Eric Taylor p14)
(23) Accidentals (Eric Taylor p14, ex2)
(24) Accidentals (Eric Taylor p14, ex3)
(25) Semitones & Tones (Eric Taylor p15)
(26) Semitones & Tones (Eric Taylor p15, ex 1)

SCALES & KEY SIGNATURES (Eric Taylor p16-18)
(27) Scale & Key Signature of C Major
(28) Scale & Key Signature of G Major
(29) Scale of G Major with Key Signature
(30) Scale & Key Signature of D Major
(31) Scale of D Major with Key Signature
(32) Scale & Key Signature of F Major
(33) Scale of F Major with Key Signature
(34) Summary of All Grade 1 Key Signatures (C, G, D, F Major)

(35) Cancelling an Accidental (Eric Taylor p19)

(36) Key Notes (Eric Taylor p20-21)
(37) Degree of the Scale (Eric Taylor p20-21)
(38) Intervals (Eric Taylor p20-21)
(39) Degrees of the Scale (Eric Taylor p20, ex2)
(40) Degrees of the Scale (Eric Taylor p21, 2&3)

(41) The Tonic Triad (Eric Taylor p22) 

(42) Composing an Answering Rhythm (Eric Taylor p22-26)

Performance Directions (Eric Taylor p27-28 please refer to your book)