Ch 5: AP Music Theory: Aural Skills

About This Chapter

Improve your aural skills knowledge with this music theory study resource. These short and engaging lessons equip you with the knowledge needed to answer aural skill questions on the AP Music Theory test.

AP Music Theory: Aural Skills - Chapter Summary

This chapter on aural skills helps you prepare for the AP Music Theory exam by covering topics such as harmonic theory, sight-singing, tonality and more. The chapter's content helps you answer these types of aural skill questions on the exam:

  • Understanding the theory behind musical harmony
  • Defining pitch in music
  • Detecting rhythm and pitch errors in musical scores
  • Knowing the purpose of sight-singing
  • Analyzing syllabic music
  • Recognizing tonality in music in terms of major and minor keys

Using straightforward and engaging instruction, our expert music teachers show you the most relevant aural skill definitions and their applications. This way, you can be sure you're efficiently learning material that likely will be on the AP exam. To make sure you understand the material, you can take our self-assessment quizzes following each lesson. Lesson transcripts are also available to print for further studying.

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