AP®/Honors & Electives: ARTS

AP Music Theory and Music Appreciation

For AP Music Theory

Tonal Harmony (Kostka) ©2018 8e

This leading text for AP Music Theory students and music majors is consistently praised for its practicality and ease of use.

For AP Music Theory

Music in Theory and Practice (Benward) ©2015 9e
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Provides a solid foundation in music theory by strengthening students’ musical intuition and building technical skills and interpretive insights.

For AP Music Theory

Music: An Appreciation (Kamien) ​©2018 12e
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Remains the time-tested solution for​ welcoming students to the art of listening to great music.

Theatre and Film​

Theatrical Design and Production​ (Gilette) ©2020 8e

Examines the technical and design aspects of play production: scene design and construction, lighting, sound, costume, and makeup.

The Theatre Experience (Wilson) ©2020 14e

Demonstrates the active role students play as audience members by engaging them in the collaborative and creative processes.

Theatre: The Lively Art (Wilson) ©2019 10e

Remains the best-selling theatre appreciation text with its hallmark focus on preparing future audience members.

The Art of Watching Films (Petrie) ©2018 9e

With an emphasis on narrative film, this text challenges students to take their film experience further by sharpening their powers of observation.​