Grade 1 – Notes & Rests

Grade 1 music theory introduces the fundamentals of music.

The following video details and explains each of the note lengths which may appear in a grade 1 exam:

  • Semiquavers (sixteenth notes)
  • Quavers (eighth notes)
  • Crotchets (quarter notes)
  • Minims (half notes)
  • Semibreves (whole notes)

The video also explains the purpose and functions of dotted notes.