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AP Course: AP Music Theory

Learn to recognize, understand, and describe the basic materials and processes of music. You’ll develop skills by listening to, reading, writing, and performing a wide variety of music.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Skill: Identifying features of pitch, interval, scales and keys, chords, meter, rhythm, and other musical concepts in performed and notated music
  • Skill: Singing a notated melody on sight
  • Skill: Notating music that you hear
  • Skill: Completing music based on cues, following common-practice style
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