Ch 10: AP Music Theory: Nonharmonic Tones

About This Chapter

Improve your understanding of nonharmonic tones with these music theory lessons. This helpful study resource covers musical ornamentation, embellishing tones and pedal points so you can answer these types of questions on the AP Music Theory text.

AP Music Theory: Nonharmonic Tones - Chapter Summary

Study this chapter's lessons to improve your understanding of nonharmonic (embellishing) tones as you prepare for the AP Music Theory test. Having a thorough knowledge of the theory behind nonharmonic tones, you'll be equipped to answer questions on the exam related to:

  • Understanding the purpose of musical ornamentation
  • Defining types of embellishing tones
  • Examining the function of a pedal point

These lessons deliver music theory concepts in a straightforward fashion, using clear definitions and plenty of examples to contextualize their applications in music. You'll find each topic written in standard musical notation, which will help you recognize them on the exam. A short self-assessment quiz is included at the end of each lesson so you can be sure you fully understand the material.

Chapter Practice 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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