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With Downloadable Audio Files
3rd Edition

Nancy Scoggin - All books by this author

In-depth preparation for the AP Music Theory exam features:
  • Two full-length practice tests (including aural and non-aural sections and free-response)
  • All questions answered and explained
  • Helpful strategies for test-taking success, including all seven free-response questions
  • In-depth review chapters covering course content, including music fundamentals, harmonic organization, harmonic progression, melodic composition and dictation, harmonic dictation, visual score analysis, and much more

The downloadable audio provides aural skill development prompts for both practice tests' aural sections, as well as material that complements exercises and examples in the subject review chapters.

Table of Contents:

    Barron’s Essential 5
    Overview of the AP Music Theory Exam
    How to Use This Book
  • 1 Music Fundamentals
  • 2 Rhythm, Meter, and Metric Organization
  • 3 Scales, Keys, and Modes
    Aural Unit 1
    Multiple-Choice Questions for Chapters 1–3
  • 4 Aural Skills Part I: Fundamentals and Singing
  • 5 Harmonic Organization I: Intervals, Triads, and Seventh Chords
  • 6 Harmonic Organization II: Chords in Diatonic Context
  • 7 Harmonic Organization III: Function and Cadences
    Aural Unit 2
    Multiple-Choice Questions for Chapters 5–7
  • 8 Harmonic Composition Part I: Fundamentals
  • 9 Harmonic Progression and Harmonizing a Melody
  • 10 Melodic Composition
  • 11 Aural Skills Part II: Melodic Dictation
  • 12 Key Relationships
  • 13 Secondary Function Harmony
    Aural Unit 3
    Multiple-Choice Questions for Chapters 10, 12, 13
  • 14 Harmonic Composition Part II: The Process
  • 15 Aural Skills Part III: Harmonic Dictation
  • 16 Visual Score Analysis Part I
  • 17 Score Analysis Part II: Strategies for Multiple-Choice Part B
  • 18 Strategies for Multiple-Choice Part A
  • 19 Strategies for Melodic Dictation: FR 1 and FR 2
  • 20 Strategies for Harmonic Dictation: FR 3 and FR 4
  • 21 Strategies for Harmonizing a Melody: FR 7
  • 22 Strategies for Sight-Singing
  • Practice Tests
    Practice Test 1
    Practice Test 2
    Appendix A: Additional Information
    Appendix B: Music for Further Study
    Appendix C: Part-Writing and Melodic Harmonization Examples
    Appendix D: Index of Contextual Listening Aural Examples


Paperback / 696 Pages / 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 / 2018


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