NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
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NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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MUSC 2295 - Class Piano IV

This course is a continuation of the concepts and skills learned in MUSC 2290 Class Piano III. The final course of a four-semester sequence, MUSC 2295 Class Piano IV covers keyboard skills including modulation, improvisation, transposition, harmonization, accompaniment, ensemble performance, sight-reading, and technical studies. Repertoire from historical periods of the common practice era is explored.

MUSC 2290 Class Piano III (previously MUSC 1302)

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of MUSC 2295 Class Piano IV, the student will:

  1. recognize standard music notation as a musical performance on a keyboard instrument.
  2. execute technique (scale patterns, arpeggios, and chord progressions) in all keys.
  3. transpose written pieces at the keyboard.
  4. harmonize melodies using stock accompaniment patterns.
  5. perform as an accompanist and in an ensemble setting.
  6. improvise melodies using a variety of scales.
  7. sight-read musical works of appropriate difficulty.
  8. prepare assigned repertoire so that it is recital-ready.

Credits: 1

Instructional Method Lab

Contact Hours: 2 hrs/week

Comments: course number was MUSC 1303 prior to fall 2016

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