2019 - 2020 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

6547/6548 Music Theory and Composition, Advanced Placement

0.5 credit per semester

Students with strong interest and preparation in music prepare to meet the requirements of the College Board for AP in Music Theory. Practice in sight-singing, dictation, composition, and improvisation is complemented by listening and score analysis. In the second semester, students read, write, and analyze music of increasing complexity. They study in detail the techniques used to compose music, including electronic media.

Music Theory B or permission of instructor
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

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Music Theory and Composition, Advanced Placement

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