AP Music Theory

This class is not offered this school year.  Be sure to sign up for the class for the 2018-2019 school year.  Meanwhile, feel free to visit related sites below.

Useful Web Sites

Our first website is a basic explanation of music theory.  Read through this Wikipedia article for an understanding of what we will be learning about.
Our Second website is more information with images and sound examples.  
Below you will find links to sites with more specific help.
 
Need to write music?
Here are a couple options

Important information on how College is different than High School –> Click Here

Ear Training

Ear training is the key to success in Music Theory.  Students should do this regularly to find success.

Important information on how College is different than High School –> Click Here

At school we will be using Auralia and Musition as training and testing software for Ear Training/Music Dictation, and necessary theory lessons.

Melodic and Harmonic Dictation
Dictation Practice Sites
Try some of these as you hone your skills.

Practice 3-note motifs –> Click Here
Melodic Dictation Practice at Teoria —> Click Here
Here is some harmonic dictation practice –> Clicking Here

Theory Lessons

AP Theory will require a good working knowledge of music theory, such as reading in all clefs (treble, bass, alto, tenor), modes, rhythms, chord progressions, voice leadings, reading figured bass, etc.  Here you’ll find links to helpful websites for preparing for the course work.