Keep On Truckin’!

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Keep on truckin’! click on this link for a bunch of pictures of trucks. In unrelated news, we had another successful week in AP Music Theory class.

Okay, so I’ve already dedicated an entire title and intro paragraph to the phrase “keep on truckin'”. If you don’t know what we’re doing in class, you might be confused. Long story short, Continue reading


Test of Knowledge, Test of Faith

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Boy oh boy has it been a while since I’ve blogged. And yet, not much has happened. I haven’t accomplished much at all on my writing a musical due to skipped weekends and busy schedules. Nevertheless, we kept doing as much work as possible in AP Music Theory!

Wrapping up our studies on Continue reading

Degrees and V’s and I’s – Oh My!

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Cadences: can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ’em. That’s what we invested most of our time in this week. We learned about perfect/imperfect authentic cadences (V-I or the rare vii°⁶-I in imperfect), half cadences (end on V), Phrygian cadences (iv⁶-V in minor), plagal cadences (IV-I or the rare ii⁶-I), and deceptive cadences (start on V and resolve to a chord besides I). One of our assignments this week was to make a Continue reading

The FUNdamentals

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When you think “AP Music Theory”, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Chances are it has something to do with chords. From chord structure to chord progressions, just about anything in AP Music Theory has to deal with chords, so it’s a good thing we’re learning about them!

We started working on the fourth chapter of our textbooks, appropriately titled “Chords”. Starting off with triads, it ventured into the realm of seventh chords as well. It spoke of Continue reading