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Applied Music Piano Minor--Freshman

MUS 171

Applied Music Piano Minor--Freshman

MUS 171

Course Description

Prerequisite: Permission of music department. Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester. (15-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Develop technical skills.

Objectives:

  • Play all major scales , 2 octaves, HS/ HT, as 8th notes with the quarter at 60-80.
  • Play all major triads and inversions.
  • Play cadence chords in all major keys.
  • Play white key major arpeggios, 2 octaves, standard fingerings.

Study classical piano repertoire and prepare for performance in jury.

Objectives:

  • Prepare 3 pieces, memorized, in contrasting styles and from 3 historical periods. Suggested minimum level repertoire:

Perform for piano jury evaluation at end of semester.

Objectives:

  • Play scales, chords, and arpeggios in 2-3 keys.
  • Play 2 pieces, at least 1 memorized.