Ch 1: AP Music Theory Exam: Question Types

About This Chapter

Learn what types of questions will be on the AP Music Theory exam with this test preparation chapter. These lessons break down the skills you'll need to correctly answer different types of questions on the exam.

AP Music Theory Exam: Question Types - Chapter Summary

It's important to understand the types of questions you will encounter on the AP Music Theory exam. By addressing aural skills and melodic/harmonic dictation, this chapter tells you everything you need to know in order to answer these types of exam questions:

  • Listening to musical selections and applying aural skills
  • Notating and identifying pitches and rhythm using melodic dictation
  • Writing chords, inversions and voices using harmonic dictation

The lessons in this chapter are short and concise, which allows you to study as quickly and efficiently as possible. Our music instructors clearly outline the knowledge you'll need to prepare yourself for the AP test and you can practice answering types of exam questions by taking the included self-assessment quizzes.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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