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Applied Music Piano Minor--Freshman

MUS 172

Applied Music Piano Minor--Freshman

MUS 172

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 and white key minor scales, 2 octaves, as 8th notes with quarter at 60-80, HT.
  • Play minor triads and inversions, HS/HT.
  • Play I-IV-I-V-V7-I cadences for all major keys.
  • Play all major and white key minor arpeggios, 2 octaves, HS/HT.

Study classical piano repertoire and prepare for performance in jury.

Objectives:

  • Prepare 3 pieces, memorized, in contrasting styles and from 3 historical periods.
  • Know the Repertoire: same as MUS 171 for minimum; also suggested, Classics to Modern #17 or 27, Bastien Literature 1 & 2, or similar.
  • Prepare 1 or more technical etudes.

Perform for piano jury evaluation at end of semester.

Objectives:

  • Play scales, chords, and arpeggios in 2-3 keys.
  • Play 2 pieces, both memorized.