This is the only book you will ever need if you wish to study for your grade 5 theory exam, or simply to discover a hidden world of how music is put together and the reasons behind all those rules. Every essential detail for grade 5 is covered here, including rare irregular time signatures, the introduction of the tenor clef, transposition, voices in score, intervals, cadences, ornaments, keys up to six sharps and flats, composing melodies... there is enough in this book to keep the serious theory student immersed for hours at a time, and the simplistic layout ensures that the student can easily study from this book. There are appropriate amounts of exercises for you to practice newly learned skills, and, as ever, a handy list of all the new concepts which you will be expected to know at grade 5, in both Italian and German. Everything is explained clearly and this is a real bonus. In short, this book allowed me to enjoy theory lessons, and as a result I sat my grade 5 exam with considerable confidence. This is an absolutely indispensible guide to grade 5 music theory.