Music Theory: Study, Practice and Pass Grade 5 Theory with Clements Theory

Study and practice music theory online!

Specially designed for anyone studying or teaching music theory, Clements Theory provides an innovative, high quality interactive e-learning environment at a far lower cost than the alternatives.

  • Associated Board (ABRSM)
  • Trinity College London
  • GCSE Music
  • AS and A2 Music

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"We really like Clements Theory, especially being able to track student progress. We've found it invaluable and I would highly recommend it."

— Ben Dowsett
Curriculum Manager for Music, The Sixth Form College, Farnborough

"Can I say how fantastic I think your website is?
The exercises are excellent and the whole display is extremely user friendly."

— Paula
Clements Theory user and recent AB Grade 5 Theory candidate

Clements Theory consists of study guides and practice questions organised by difficulty, starting from the very beginning and working up through five levels to Grade 5 Theory standard.

  • Over 7000 interactive practice questions
  • 80 comprehensive and easy-to-follow study guides
  • Step-by-step to post-Grade 5 Theory level
  • Help from experts always available online
  • Handy interactive progress charts to show where you are strong and which topics need more work

Clements Theory is suitable for any music student, and is particularly useful if you are studying to take either a music theory exam (such as Associated Board Grade 5 Theory) or if you are studying GCSE or A Level music.

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Extra features are available for schools and music services, making Clements Theory an excellent elearning resource for music theory

  • Set assignments for your students, automatic marking
  • Track progress in all topics and between students
  • Use the resources in "classroom mode" for single sessions

"Clements Theory has been well used and has been a great resource to have in the department! Thank you."

— Rachel Birkett
Department of Music, Wellington College

The sheer amount of interactive content included in Clements Theory, and our online expert support for your students, will perfectly complement the music theory teaching in your school or music service. Flexible, re-useable and discounted multi-user licenses are available with simple online control over your students' accounts.

Online music theory software for schools


Four reasons why you should use Clements:

1. Step-by-Step Grade 5 Theory Study Guides

Our step-by-step online study guides are prepared by skilled musicians and cover all key music theory topics.

Online music theory study guides

2. Grade 5 Theory Practice Questions

Sit your own mock exams. With access to thousands of practice music theory questions (including many specially selected for Grade 5 Theory) choose to focus on problem areas or tackle random selections across all key topics.

Music theory and Grade 5 Theory practice questions

3. Track Your Progress

Our real-time charts enable you to keep track of your improvements in all six key topic areas as well as monitoring your overall progress.

Track your improvement with online learning progress charts

4. Help and Support

Contact Clements any time, or use our fantastic Q and A: submit your questions and receive answers from the experienced Clements community.

Expert help with music theory at any time