Tweet Spring 2014 Intermediate Rudiments (formerly Grade 1 Rudiments) will cover the foundations of music notation and vocabulary per the requirements prescribed by RCM Examinations and the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program. Intermediate Rudiments is scheduled for Wednesday evenings at 8:15pm ET beginning January 29th, 2014. For more information please download the Intermediate Rudiments Information […]
Tweet Fall 2011 Basic Rudiments (formerly Preliminary Rudiments) will cover the foundations of music notation and vocabulary per the requirements prescribed by RCM Examinations and the Carnegie Hall Royal Conservatory Achievement Program (CHRCAP). Basic Rudiments is tentatively scheduled for Monday evenings at 8:00pm ET beginning September 12th, 2011. For more information please download the Course […]
As part of an ongoing series of posts on the 2009 RCM Theory Syllabus, I’m examining the changes in the Basic Rudiments requirements in comparison to the 2002 syllabus. There are actually very few changes, so you may sense that I’ve having to dig deep to find them.
I was just studying the new 2009 theory syllabus and noticed that included in the front of the syllabus is a new exam entitled Preparatory Rudiments. It covers a subset of the Basic Rudiments requirements, including pitch, rhythm, scales, intervals, and triads.