AP Music Theory

AP Music Theory integrates aspects of melody, harmony, texture, rhythm, form, musical analysis, elementary composition and, to some extent, history and style Musicianship skills such as dictation and other listening skills, sight-singing, and keyboard harmony are considered an important part of the theory course.


Links by Chapter

Chapter 3 Intervals

Transposition Chart w/ Instruments

Interval Song References from Pop Culture

Interval Song Chart Generator

Chapter 4 Chords

Music Theory dot net -introduction to chords

WHS AP Music Theory - Building Triads

Figured Bass Chart from Dr. Robert Kelley

Chapter 5 Cadences and Non Harmonic Tones

Chapter 6 Melodic Organization

Chapter 7 Texture and Textural Reduction

Chapter 8 Counterpoint

Quizlet for 1st Species Counterpoint

Austin Patty Species Counterpoint

Chapter 9 Voice leading in 4 parts

Google Slides for Chapter 9

Other information and assignements

Plans for 2/13/19

  • If you need help or have questions we can chat via FaceTime. If you want to see my HUGE FACE on the SmartBoard, you will need to connect the VGA chord to the Apple TV and use the silver remote to turn it on and mirror the phone to the AppleTV.

  • Use for sight singing at the level you choose. Then pick an ensemble sight singing using the choir, practice singing in parts while sight reading.

  • Use for melodic dictation. is also a good choice for individual melodic dictation.

  • Check out this app: Earpeggio (iOS only, sorry android peeps) Play with it for a few minutes, make some notes on strengths and weaknesses.

  • ONE person facilitate going over the homework from chapter 12 on the smart board. Answer questions for each other.


  • Read and discuss chapter 13. Careful to pay attention to the qualities of the chords for each non-dominant chords. Pick examples along the way to affirm the information.