**Pass Grade 5 Theory** provides a comprehensive introduction to music theory which is accessible to students of all ages from 9 upwards.

Primarily intended to meet the needs of students working for the ABRSM Grade 5 theory examination, it also contains a wealth of useful material for students of Music and Music Technology at GCSE & A-level, including those who may not have had any formal musical training prior to starting their courses.

The author has extensive experience of teaching music theory both in schools and in private practice. This book is the product of that experience and the material in it has been used successfully with students of all ages from Year 5 to adult. It assumes no prior formal training in music theory.

Hand in hand with **Pass Grade 5 Theory Answers** this fully revised, updated and even more comprehensive 2nd edition (2018) provides all the material etc etc provides all the material needed to allow a student to pass the ABRSM Grade 5 Theory exam.

Students who require a slower introduction to music theory with more reinforcement of the basics before tackling the more advanced work required for the Grade 5 syllabus may wish to consider using the companion volume, **Pass Grade 3 Theory**, first.