Aug 08, 2020
MUSC 1026 - Class Piano for Music Majors Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture 2Lab None
Course Description: This course is primarily intended for students pursuing the AFA degree in music. This course provides group instruction to develop basic keyboard and musicianship skills for students enrolled in Music Theory, Ear Training, and/or who have experience reading and performing music. Skills to be developed are sight reading, technique, harmonization, transposition, improvisation, and performing simple piano literature. Students must practice outside of class time to successfully complete this course.
Recommendation: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 1061 /MUSC 1071 or MUSC 2061 /MUSC 2071 .
- Accompaniment Styles
- Key Signatures
- Keyboard Basics
- Major Scales
- Primary Chord Progressions
- Solo Repertoire
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- play major scales.
- play chord progressions and arpeggios.
- harmonize simple melodies.
- sight-read simple piano pieces.
- transpose simple piano pieces.
- improvise within given parameters.
- perform simple piano pieces.
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