Nov 19

Lessons in Figured Bass (Grade 6)


The ABRSM introduces Figured Bass to the music theory exams at Grade Six.

Lots of people are daunted by Figured Bass – it looks strange, like a code; it seems complicated and even unmusical. The system of numbers seems impenetratable to many.

But help is at hand! Mymusictheory.com has finally got round to publishing the first lesson on figured bass for grade 6 theory students, and the good news is, it’s not hard! :o)

Figured Bass Lesson

As usual, we’ve adopted a step-by-step approach – gently introducing you to Figured Bass, bit by bit. Nothing is too complicated and everything is explained clearly with examples.

Take a look at the lesson and let us know what you think!

Next to be published will be a step-by-step realisation of a Figured Bass, so you can see exactly how to tackle the question in your Grade VI exam and maximise your marks!


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