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MUSIC 119 - Beginning Piano Techniques III

1 credits

MUSIC 118  or instructor permission.

This course is a continuation of MUSIC 118  and continues major and minor scale study, arpeggios, cadences and other harmonic progressions, rhythmic syncopation, double sharps and double flats, keyboard improvisation, transposition, harmonization and composition. Repertoire includes various historical keyboard periods. Repertoire played uses these concepts.

Theory Hours
2 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies specified elective requirement for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Completion of one text in one quarter, approximately ten-twelve units
  • Development of functional skills at the keyboard, that is to be able to sight-read keyboard music adequately, improvise and play lead lines with accompaniment, and play selected repertoire
  • Development of the ear through playing, listening, and critiquing
  • Discovery of the joy of making music by oneself and with a group
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate music

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