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Grade 1 Preparation


To help you prepare for your exam, take a look at the information and videos below.

Grade 1 piece examples

Grade 1 Scales and Arpeggios

Speed: Scales - 120bpm / Arpeggios - 138bpm

Sight-Reading

A four-bar piece in 4/4 or 3/4, or a six-bar piece in 2/4, in C, G or F majors, A or D minors, with each hand playing separately and in a five-finger position. Simple dynamics, note values, articulations and occasional accidentals (within minor keys only) may be encountered.

More info on ABRSM.org