Music Theory Pre-enrollment Information All undergraduates majoring in music at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, whether in the BM or BA program, are required to complete music theory, Musica Practica, a multi-semester sequence of courses in the conceptualization and interpretation of music.
Target Notes I like to define improvisation as "instantaneous composition". In order to create a good solo it helps to be a good composer, with all the implied musical skills; but additionally you must be able to act on the spot in front of an audience - despite the stage fright and the stress!
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The AP Music Theory Teacher's Guide contains several sample syllabi of actual AP and college theory courses. Additional resources for teachers include workshops offered by the College Board Regional Offices and advice from members of the Development Committee.
4 Defining modes Modes... A very controversial topic that seems to confuse the hell out of many people... Opinions vary from "Modes are completely useless - the major and minor scales are all you need" all the way to "The next best thing since sliced bread!"
Title: Music Theory - Alphabet 1 Author: John Boulware Created Date: 6/19/2011 8:36:25 PM
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MUSIC THEORY QUICK FACTS SHEET PART-WRITING RULES 1. Allow all tendency tones to resolve correctly. 2. Do not create parallel octaves, fifths, or unisons (by parallel or contrary motion).
The Music Theory of Georg Friedrich Lingke Thomas Christensen It has become a common belief among cultural historians, learning from anthropologists, that the most striking differences and anomalies we encounter in some distant culture may in fact offer the richest possibilities for insight.
1 AP ® Music Theory Syllabus 1 Course Overview Primary Texts One of my biggest challenges has been to select a text that includes all the skills delineated by the AP ® Music Theory curriculum.