Prep 1 Rudiments may be completed together with the UMT Supplemental Workbook Levels.

PREP LEVEL Supplemental Workbook is designed to be completed with the PREP 1 Rudiments.

LEVEL 1 Supplemental Workbook is designed to be completed after both PREP 1 and PREP LEVEL.

Supplemental Books include Melody Writing, History & Much More!


Prep 1 Rudiments Workbook

Prep 1 Workbook and Answer Book

Getting Started with Prep 1. The first of the beginner theory Workbooks is the Prep 1 Rudiments Workbook. The matching Answer Book with hand-written answers is a convenient resource for quick, easy and accurate marking.

The Prep 1 Rudiments Workbook introduces the beginning level of theory for students of all ages beginning as early as age 6 - 8. It is important for your younger student to be able to read and complete the homework assignments on their own.

Prep 1 Rudiments Workbook includes these exclusive BONUS features:

  • Ultimate Music Theory  Guide - Memory Joggers that benefit all learning styles.
  • Ultimate Music Theory Chart - Convenient Summary to review concepts.
  • 12 Comprehensive Review Tests - support retention of concepts learned in previous lessons.
  • 80 Downloadable UMT Flashcards - Vocabulary, Musical Signs, Rhythm & More!

Lesson #1 – The Keyboard & the Musical Alphabet

Lesson #2 – Treble Clef, Bass Clef & Notation

Lesson #3 – Patterns & the Grand Staff

Lesson #4 – Note & Rest Values

Lesson #5 – Time Signature – Simple Time

Lesson #6 – Simple Time – Pulse & Whole Rest

Teaching the new RCM Theory Syllabus starts with Prep 1

Lesson #7 – Semitones or Half Steps & Accidentals

Lesson #8 – Tones, Major Pentascales & Triads

Lesson #9 – Intervals – Harmonic & Melodic

Lesson #10 – Relative Minor Pentascales & Triads

Lesson #11 – Copying Music Correctly

Lesson #12 – Analysis & Musical Terms

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 Prep 1 Rudiments Errata Pages show corrections for the Ultimate Music Theory Prep 1 Rudiments Workbook and Answer Book.

Download Prep 1 Errata Pages – Workbook and Answer Book


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!

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