Music Theory is the study of the structure of music. It includes the study of melody, rhythm, counterpoint, harmony, form, tonal systems, scales, intervals, consonance, dissonance, composition, orchestration and ornamentation.
Students who take Music Theory will ultimately learn to compose their own compositions and analyze any music they hear and see in their lifetime. This is an elective that is open to all students who are presently in a performing group at R.M.H.S.
Homework: Watch the following and write a short reaction. Discuss what was the composers intentions were. Be prepared to share.