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					AP Theory                              Pacing Guide                 A Carter, Instructor




    Concept              Written             Aural        Chapter    Pacing

Notation                                                     1       Week 1a
                    Pitch/Note
                    Recognition
                    Clefs
                    Staff
                    Ledger Lines

                    Pulse                 Call/Response
                    Note Values
                    Rhythms               Rhythmic
                    Meter                 Dictation
                    Rhythm Cells

                    Dynamics                                        Weeks 1-2
Scales/Keys/Modes                                            2
                    Whole/Half Steps      Whole/Half
                    Accidentals           Step
                                          Recognition
                    Scales
                       Major              Whole/Half
                       Minor              Step
                                          Recognition
                       Modes

                                          Scale
                                          Recognition
                    Key Signatures

                                          Mode
                                          Recognition

                    Melody                Scale/Mode
                                          Recognition
                                          Continues

                    Circle of 5ths
                                          Simple
                                          Melodic
                                          Dictation
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Intervals                                                       3     Week 3a
                      Simple Intervals        Simple Interval
                         Major                Recognition
                         Minor
                         Perfect
                                              Quality
                         Diminished           recognition
                         Augmented

                      Interval Inversion

Chords                                                          4    Weeks 3b-4
                      Triads                  Interval
                         Major                Quality
                         Minor                recognition
                                              cont’d/Triad
                         Diminished           Recognition
                         Augmented            Begins

                      Triad Inversion
                                              Continued
                                              Melodic
                      Roman Numerals          Dictation

                      7th Chords                                11

                                              Sight Singing
                                              Simple Lines
                                              Begins
                      7th Chord
                      Inversions

                                              Review Chord
                                              Sounds
Structural Elements                                             5     Week 5a
of Music
                      Cadences                Cadence
                        PAC                   Recognition
                        IAC                   Begins
                        Half
                        Plagal
                        Deceptive
                        Rhythmic
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Voice Leading/Part                                          8    Weeks 5b-6
Writing
                     Voice Leading in 2   Melodic
                     voices               Dictation with
                        Voice Leading     2 voices
                        Species Cpt
                        Cantus Firmus


                     Voice Leading in 4   Melodic           9
                     parts                Dictation/Sight
                        4-part rules      Singing Cont’d
                        Many 4-part
                     examples

Non-Harmonic                                                5     Week 7b
Tones
                        Unaccented        Melodic
                        Accented          Dictation/Sight
                        NHT w/ more       Singing Cont’d
                     than 3 pitches
Melodic                                                            Week 8
Organization                                                6
                     Motive               Dictations
                     Sequence             w/NHT’s
                     Phrase
                     Period
                     Modifications

                                          Sight-Singing
                                          Difficulty
                                          Increases

Harmonic                                                    10     Week 9
Progression and
Rhythm               Harmonic             Harmonic
                     Progression          Dictations

                     Relationship of      Progression
                     Chords/Chord         Dictations
                     Families

                     Chord Progression
                     Writing
                                          Dictations
                     Harmonic Rhythm      Cont’d
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Secondary                                                          Week 10
Function/Modulation
                      Dominant 7th          Hearing 7th      11
                      (review)              chords

                      Leading-tone 7th      Cont’d           12
                         Progressions
                      from LT7th
                         Resolutions

                      Nondominant 7th       Cont’d           13
                      chords
                         Major keys
                         Minor Keys
                                                             15
                      Secondary         Melodic
                      Dominants/Leading Dictations
                      Tone Chords
                                                             14
                      Modulation            Cont’d
                         Closely –
                      Related- Keys
                         Common Chord
                         Phrase
                         Chromatic

                      Analytical Symbols
                      for Modulation



Texture Analysis                                             7    Week 11a

                      Monophonic            Melodic
                      Polyphonic            Dictations
                      Homophonic            w/secondary
                      Homorhythmic          and
                                            modulations

                      Short History         Cont’d
                      Lesson and
                      relevance
Form Analysis                                                     Week 11b

                      Phrase Forms          Listening sets
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                 Binary                          16
                    Formal
                 Divisions
                    Open vs. Closed
                    Simple vs.
                 Compound

                 Ternary                         17
                    Three-Part form
                    Expanded
                    Rounded

                                                      Week 12a
Review/Make-up



Practice Tests                                        Week 12b

				
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