AP Music Theory

AP Music Theory is a rigorous text book based class focuses both on the study of harmonic funtion and aural trailing.  This class is only offered when enough students are interested or available to take the course. 

 

Major Topics:

  • Harmony
  • Sight Singing
  • Composition
  • Analysis
  • Dictation
  • Rhythm, Meter
  • Melodic Structure
  • Counter Point

 

AP Music Theory Exam Info

  • It costs $98 to take the exam
  • You can register from October 1st to February 27th 
  • The test is on Friday May 17th at 8am
  • Warren HS's AP Coordinator is Ms. Kelli Kelly. You can email her at kkelly@dusd.ne(562) 869 - 7306 Ext. 569

 

Text Books Used:

Berkowitz, Sol, Gabriel Fontrier, and Leo Kraft. A New Approach to Sight-singing. 4th ed.         New York: W.W. Norton, 1997.  

Benward, Bruce, and Marilyn Saker. Music in theory and practice. 7th ed. Dubuque, IA: McGraw-Hill, 2003.  

Benward, Bruce, and Marilyn Saker. Music in theory and practice workbook. 7th ed. Dubuque, IA: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

AP Theory Syllabus
This is the typical syllabus that is used for this class.
AP Music Theory Syllabus.doc
Microsoft Word document [70.5 KB]
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