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MUSIC 217 - Intermediate Piano I

1 credits

MUSIC 117  or instructor permission.

This course, a continuation of MUSIC 119 , reviews harmonizing, accompanying, transposing and sight reading skills and introduces arpeggios, substitute chords and Dominant of the Dominant. Playing by ear, transposition, harmonization, and improvisation are continued. Music majors have specific qualifications to fulfill for this course.

Guided Practice Hours
2 guided practice hours.

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

Course Outcomes
  • Completion of Alfred Group Piano text in one year- approximately ten units each quarter
  • 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
  • Completion of Keyboard proficiency exam

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