Music Theory

Music Theory is the science behind the art of music. This course explains why music is the way it is, and treats students like aspiring composers.


By the end of this course students will:

- identify intervals, scales, and chords by ear

- analyze chords, scales, and other components of written music

- compose original music


- Tests 25%

- Quizzes 25%

- Homework 25%

- Participation 25%

Music Theory I

All assignments should have at least 25 responses.

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Assignment 1 Note Identification

Assignment 2 Keyboard Identification

Assignment 3 Keyboard Reverse Identification

Assignment 4 Key Signatures

Assignment 5a Intervals

Assignment 5b Intervals Ear Training

Assignment 5c Intervals Ear Training

Assignment 6 Major/Minor Chords

Assignment 7 Inversions

Assignment 8 Keyboard Chords

Assignment 9 Chord Construction

Assignment 10 Interval Construction

Click here to access the AP Music Text and and Workbook audio examples