Rockschool Popular Music Theory is the essential guide for contemporary musicians, composers and educators.
Performance is a huge part of being a musician, but we believe it is a firm grasp of musical language that opens up the door to achieving your full potential. Our goal is to aid the development of articulate, accomplished musicians, and the Popular Music Theory resources have been specifically designed with this in mind.
Whatever your level of technical ability or stylistic preference, our Popular Music Theory Guidebooks will provide you with all of the information necessary to progress seamlessly through the Rockschool’s graded theory exams.VISIT STORE
Rockschool Popular Music Theory consists of two Guidebooks packed with helpful information to guide you through music theory.
You'll develop your music theory from Debut–Grade 8 using some of the best-known genres in pop and rock, whilst taking notes from some of the world's biggest artists and composers.
Rockschool Popular Music Theory will give you the confidence and articulation to direct and work with bands, performers, studio engineers and composers.
For Grades 6, 7 and 8, you can supersize your university application, with up to 10 UCAS points awarded to musicians wanting to progress to university.
Discover more about rock and pop's more uncommon instruments, how they're notated and how to arrange your own brass and string sections.