May 13 is the big day. Are you ready?
You may not be Mozart (or maybe you are—hey, we think that's a great name), but we bet Wolfie A. himself wouldn't have been able to compose his way to a 5 on an AP exam.
Probably. Lucky for you, that's where Shmoop's guide to AP Music Theory exam comes in.
Specifically designed for mastering the AP Music Theory exam. Learn the secret to figuring out figured bass, what exactly "texture" has to do with music, and how to sight-sing your way to greatness.
Curious about what it's really like to answer 75 multiple-choice questions, 7 free response problems, and then sight-sing to boot? Take a full-length practice exam on Shmoop…and then take another one. Because we have two.
If you forget everything you read approximately three seconds after you read it, never fear: refine your mad music theory skills with drills, more drills, and—you guessed it—even more drills.
Check out our in-depth study guide and practice problems galore.
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