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AP Music Theory

Course Description:

3756 Music Theory

Prerequisite: Previous vocal and/or instrumental experience. 


Students will need to have basic music reading skills when they enroll in this class.  Students will learn fundamental terminology and notation of intervals, scales, triads, chords, key signatures, rhythm and meter, transposition, melody, harmony, tonality, texture, small and large forms.  Students will also learn to recognize particular compositional processes such as harmonic functions, cadence or scale types, motive transformation, and sequential patterns.  This class is available to students in grades 10-12.

Class Syllabus

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concerning the syllabus.

Scale Identification

Scale Construction

Scale Ear Training

Interval Identification (major and minor)