Dec 05, 2022  
2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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MUSC 131* - Group Piano Instruction II

2 CR

Continues MUSC 130  with more advanced keyboard and music reading skills. Students learn more keys, chord combinations, and performance of more complex compositions.

Prerequisite(s): MUSC 130  or permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes
  • Play at sight simple pieces utilizing independent left- and right-hand parts.
  • Play all major and minor scales utilizing proper fingering patterns, posture and hand position.
  • Play finger and hand strengthening exercises as assigned by instructor.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of basic chord theory and structure by playing written parts and deciphering chord symbols.
  • Interpret dynamic, tempo, and expression markings to add sensitivity into their performance at the keyboard.
  • Prepare for final performance a medium-level “sonatina” or equivalent to be performed at quarter’s end with assigned sight-reading and scales.

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