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Applied Music Piano Minor--Sophomore

MUS 272

Applied Music Piano Minor--Sophomore

MUS 272

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.

Outcomes and Objectives

Develop technical skills.

Objectives:

  • Play all major and minor scales, 4 octaves, HT, as 16th notes with the quarter at 66-80.
  • Play cadence chords in all major keys-root in bass, rh. 3-voice close position in three positions (I in root position, I in 1st inversion , I in 2nd inversion).
  • Play arpeggios in all major and minor keys, 3 octaves as triplet 8ths, with the quarter at 52-66.

Study classical piano repertoire and prepare for performance in jury.

Objectives:

  • Prepare 1 or more technical etudes.
  • Prepare 3 pieces (at least 2 memorized), in contrasting styles, from 3 different periods.
  • Repertoire suggested level-Classics to Modern #37, Bastien Literature II or III, or similar.

Perform for piano jury evaluation at end of semester.

Objectives:

  • Play two minor scales, 2 cadences as indicated, and 2 arpeggios.
  • Play 3 pieces (2 memorized), one may be an etude.