Apr 01, 2023
MUSC 1295 - Class Piano II
This course is a continuation of the concepts and skills learned in MUSC 1290 Class Piano I. Second of a four-semester sequence, MUSC 1295 Class Piano II covers keyboard skills including improvisation, transposition, harmonization, accompaniment, ensemble performance, sight-reading, and technical studies.
Instructional Method Lab
Comments: Course # was MUSC 1301 prior to Fall 2016.
MUSC 1290 Class Piano I (previously MUSC 1300)
Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of MUSC 1295 Class Piano II, the student will:
- recognize standard music notation as a musical performance on a keyboard instrument.
- execute technique (scale patterns, arpeggios, and chord progressions) in a variety of keys.
- transpose musical compositions at the keyboard.
- harmonize melodies using block chords and other accompaniment patterns.
- perform duets and accompaniments.
- improvise melodies using the pentatonic, whole-tone, chromatic, and blues scales.
- sight-read musical works of appropriate difficulty.
- prepare assigned repertoire so that it is recital-ready.
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