The goal is to provide mid-year AP Music Theory students with the opportunity to write simple Species II counterpoint. The focal key is C minor. Staying in one key gives students the students the opportunity to get comfortable writing in (harmonic) minor and gain fluidity specifically in C minor. The third exercise offers students the chance to harmonize the leading tone of a secondary dominant (V/V).
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