Complete Rudiments may be completed together with the UMT Supplemental Workbook Levels.

Complete Supplemental Workbook is designed to be completed with the Complete Rudiments.

Supplemental Books include Melody Writing, History & Much More! Video links for all Music History listening activities included below.


Complete Theory Workbook

Complete Workbook and Answer Book

The Ultimate Complete Theory Workbook is a unique music theory workbook that progresses through all Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Rudiments concepts quickly and thoroughly in ONE 256 page music theory workbook. The matching Answer Book with hand-written answers is a convenient resource for quick, easy and accurate marking.

The Complete Theory Workbook prepares students for their Advanced Rudiments Theory Examination.

Complete Rudiments Workbook includes these exclusive BONUS features:

  • 80 Ultimate Music Theory Flashcards - Vocabulary, Musical Signs, Rhythm and more! Use the Flashcards for one min. “EASY” review of terms and definitions learned in the previous classes.
  • Ultimate Music Theory Guide & Chart - convenient summary to review concepts. Memory Joggers that benefit all learning styles.
  • 12 Comprehensive Review Tests - support retention of concepts learned in previous lessons.

 Lesson #1 – Music Notation – Clefs, Notes & Rests.

 Lesson #2 – Accidentals, Tones & Enharmonic Equivalents.

Lesson #3 – Scales & the Circle of Fifths.

Lesson #4 – Technical Degrees, Scales & Transposing.

Lesson #5 – Time Signatures  Simple, Compound & Hybrid.

Lesson #6 – Intervals – Simple, Compound & Inversions.

Sacha received first class honors with distinction on her Advanced Rudiments Exam using the Ultimate Music Theory Complete Rudiments Workbook.

Lesson #7 – Triads: Major, Minor, Aug, Dim & 7th Chords.

Lesson #8 – Rewriting a Melody & Cadences.

Lesson #9 – Transposing Keys – Major, Minor &Concert Pitch.

Lesson #10 – Scores – Short, Modern, Vocal & String Quartet.

Lesson #11 – Analysis – Musical Compositions.

Lesson #12 – Musical Terms, Definitions & Signs.

COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook


The COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook is designed to be completed with the Step-by-Step Complete Rudiments Workbook. This impressive coil bound (214 pages), 9 X 12 workbook is a condensed edition of all LEVELS (1 - 8) of the UMT Supplemental Series and helps prepare students for college entrance exams and nationally recognized theory exams including the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Bonus - Free Resources - Instant access to Music History Videos for all listening activities in the workbook.

UMT Complete Rudiments Workbook plus the UMT COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook = RCM Theory Level 8.

The COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook features these concepts and more!

  • PITCH - Transposition up or down any interval, Major or minor key (Treble, Alto, Tenor or Bass Clefs)
  • SCALES - Major, relative minors, Parallel, Enharmonic, Chromatic, Whole Tone, Ocatatonic, Blues, Modes
  • CHORDS - Maj, min & Dom 7th (root pos & inv), dim 7th (root pos), Authentic, Plagal & Half Cadences, Chord Symbols
  • INTERVALS - Simple and Compound Intervals & Inversions, above or below a given note
  • MELODY WRITING - Contrasting Period - Melody Writing (Major/minor key), Non-Chord Tones (unaccented)
  • ANALYSIS - Identification of concepts from this and previous levels in music examples, Texture, Terms
  • MUSIC HISTORY - Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern Eras and Global Music Styles - Composers & their music
  • THEORY EXAM - Level 8

The Ultimate Music Theory™ Program and Supplemental Workbooks help students prepare for nationally recognized theory examinations including the Royal Conservatory of Music. Note: UMT Answer Books are available for ALL Levels.

COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook Pages 10 - 11 & Pages 16 - 19

Video Lesson 1 - 2  Medieval Period (around 500 - 1450), Renaissance Period (1450 - 1600), Baroque Period (1600 - 1750), Classical Period (1750 to 1825), Romantic Period (1825 - 1900) & 20th/21st Century Period.

COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook Pages 27 - 29

Video Lesson 3  Orchestral Instruments, Story Telling Through Sound, Prokofiev (Peter and the Wolf) and Camille Saint-Saëns (Carnival of the Animals).

COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook Pages 38- 41

Video Lesson 4  Symphony & Opera, Mozart (Twelve Variations on Ah, Vous Dirai-Je Maman), Concerto, Rondo Form, (Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat Major).

COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook Pages 52 - 55

Video Lesson 5 Bach, (Anna Magdalena Notebook), Baroque Dances, Petzod (Menuet in G Major), J.S. Bach (French Suite No. 5 in G Major - Gavotte and Gigue).

COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook Pages 62 - 65

Video Lesson 6  Orchestra Families & Instruments, Britten (Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra), Tchaikovsky (The Nutcracker - Sugar Plum Fairy and Waltz of the Flowers).

COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook Pages 87 - 93

Video Lesson 7 Voices in Vocal Music, Relationship between Music & Text, Handel (Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah), Mozart (Queen of the Night - The Magic Flute), Arlen (Over the Rainbow).

COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook Pages 110 - 123

Video Lesson 8  J.S. Bach (Invention in C Major No. 1), Brandenburg Concertos (Concerto No. 5 First Movement) and Mozart (Eine Kleine Nachtmusik).

COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook Pages 130 - 137

Video Lesson 9  Mendelssohn (Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Chopin (Etude in C Minor, Op. 10 No. 12 Revolutionary)

COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook Pages 148 - 157

Video Lesson 10  Stravinsky (Petrushka), Le Caine (Dripsody) and Ellington (Ko-Ko).

COMPLETE Supplemental Workbook Pages 184 - 193

Video Lesson 11 - 12 Hildegard von Bingen (Ordo Virtutum), Josquin des Prez (El grillo), works of anon. composers (Summer Is Icumen In, Kaboran Gamelan Prawa, Evening Raga: Bhopali – The Magic of Twilight).


Complete -  Lesson Plans

Complete Rudiments Lesson Plans – Why do we need Complete Rudiments Lesson Plans?

The Complete Rudiments Lesson Plans outline the success steps to teaching the advanced learner, accelerated learner or older music student.

The Ultimate Complete Rudiments Theory Workbook is a unique workbook that progresses through all Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Rudiments concepts quickly and thoroughly in ONE 256 page workbook.

The Complete Theory Workbook prepares students for their Advanced Rudiments Theory Examination or entrance exam into a College or a University Music Program.

Complete Rudiments Lesson Plans include these 6 Tips and MUCH more!

  1. Game Ideas for using the time saving Ultimate Music Theory Whiteboards. No more drawing 5 lines on a piece of paper!
  2. Sight Reading skills build confidence.  At the keyboard, play patterns (same, step and skip) and identify the distance and directions.
  3. Ear Training develops listening skills. At the keyboard, play melodies and have students identify dynamics and articulation.
  4. How to teach Simple Time using the exclusive UMT symbols for understanding rhythm. The Plus + sign and the Tilde ~ sign help you understand pulse (Strong, weak and Medium).
  5. Game Ideas for using the 80 Flashcards. How to play SLAP – a super fun Flashcard Game that your students will love to play.
  6. How to write Pentascales on the Whiteboard and play “1-2-3 Reveal”.

Lesson Plans for the Complete Rudiments Workbook are divided into 24 Classes.

They may be used for Private lessons or Group lessons.

Each class of the 24 Complete Rudiments Lesson Plans outlines the:

  • Lesson – Conveniently mapped page numbers for each class.
  • Concepts – Breakdown of theory lesson presented in each class.
  • Teaching Tips – Creative ideas for easy, fun classes that save you time.
  • Homework – Assignment to be completed for successful learning.

Complete/Advanced - Exam and Answer Pages

RCM Advanced Rudiments Exam - FREE Practice Exam

Are you preparing for the  Advanced Rudiments Exam? The Ultimate Music Theory FREE Practice Exam will show you the Way to Score Success!

In preparing for the Advanced Rudiments Exam, begin with the FREE Practice Exam.

Here are 10 Tips for successful completion of the  Advanced Rudiments Exam. These 10 UMT Tips are included in the FREE Practice Exam.

Theory Tips are essential for building knowledge and confidence.

READ the UMT Tips before completing each question in the Free Practice Exam. Good Luck with your  Advanced Rudiments Exam!

READ the UMT Tips before completing each question in the Free Practice Exam. Good Luck with your RCM Advanced Rudiments Exam!

The Advanced Rudiments Exam Answer Pages provide quick, easy and accurate marking. Spend more time teaching – And less time marking exams.

Complete - Certificate of Achievement

Complete Rudiments Certificate of AchievementNow that you have completed the Complete Workbook, proudly present the Complete Rudiments Certificate of Achievement.

Download their Certificate, Personalize it, Print it and Present it.

Teaching young students or teaching adults, we all appreciate being recognized for our accomplishments.

Complete Music Theory Student Pack is the Way to Score Success!

This all-in-one Basic Music Theory Student Pack contains everything you need!

  • Workbook (9 X 12) coil bound - includes 80 Free Flashcards
  • Small Whiteboard (11 x 16) - dry-erase marker and dry-eraser
  • Keyboard/Circle of Fifths Ruler - clips inside the workbook
  • Tote Bag (18 x 14) - Perfect size for your Workbook, Flashcards, Whiteboard, Ruler and more!


Use the  Ultimate Music Theory Theory Flashcards App – with 6 Subjects and Over 7000 Flashcards including audio!

  • LEARN FASTER – Use on any device, phone, tablet, computer
  • EXPLORE – Identify written & audio notation
  • PLAY – Sight Reading and Ear Training Games and much More!

Students will LOVE hearing exact pitch and pronunciation of terms.

Students will be INSPIRED to use their imagination while building a foundation in Ear Training and Sight Reading.

The One and ONLY Music Theory App & Matching Workbook!

Although thousands of hours are spent writing and proofing each book in the Ultimate Music Theory Series of Workbooks and Answer Books, sometimes printing and proofing errors occur.

The Complete Rudiments Errata Pages show corrections for the Ultimate Music Theory Complete Rudiments Workbook and Answer Book.

Download Complete Rudiments Errata Pages – Workbook and Answer Book

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