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

 

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
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