Resources for Online Group Lessons

Message from Head Teacher Lorraine:

Here are lots of free music worksheets and pieces that I have put together to supplement the weekly piano lesson. I will keep updating this page regularly and send you a newsletter when there are new resources available. Do ensure you are signed up for our Mailchimp newsletter (email se22pianoschool to subscribe).

Theory Worksheets:


Fun Pieces:


Grade 1 Theory Resources

  1. Practice Test
  2. Music Terms Wordsearch
  3. Italian words and musical terms to memorise
  4. Musical terms: Online Quiz
  5. General Online Tests. The tests in the left column are free.
accelerando / accel. gradually getting quicker
adagio slow
allegretto fairly quick (but not as quick as allegro)
allegro quick
andante at a medium (walking) speed
cantabile in a singing style
crescendo / cresc. / gradually getting louder
da capo / D.C. repeat from the beginning
dal segno / D.S. repeat from the sign
decrescendo / decresc. gradually getting quieter
diminuendo / dim. / gradually getting quieter
fine the end
/ forte loud
/ fortissimo very loud
legato smoothly
lento slow
mezzo half
/ mezzo forte moderately loud
/ mezzo piano moderately quiet
moderato moderately
/ piano quiet
/ pianissimo very quiet
poco a little
rallentando / rall. gradually getting slower
ritardando / rit. gradually getting slower
ritenuto / rit. held back
staccato / stacc. detached
tempo speed, time (a tempo: in time)
8va octave
 See this link for the musical symbols and other terms:

ABRSM Music Theory Exams, Summer Session B 2016

Congratulations to Edith (Grade 2 Merit) and William (Grade 1 Distinction) on passing their ABRSM theory exams. Edith studies with Lorraine Liyanage and William studies with Alexandra Kremakova at the SE22 Piano School 1 ABRSM Music Theory Result 2016 2017