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Course Descriptions

MUS 227 - Applied Piano Minor IV

1 Credit

A continuation of practical keyboard studies at the advanced intermediate (collegiate) level of study. Continued development of keyboard skills including SATB vocal score reading, harmonization, improvisation, transposition, and modulation. Instrumental score reading and instrumental accompaniment.

Prerequisite: MUS 226 or equivalent, or permission of instructor.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate four part SATB (soprano, alto, tenor, bass) score reading with advanced intermediate piano technique.
2. Produce instrumental accompaniment by creating harmonization based on simple melodies and chord symbol analysis.
3. Arpeggiate seventh chords with consistent tempo.
4. Perform intermediate to advance piano solos, using proper pedaling technique.
5. Perform harmonic minor scales with correct fingering, with both hands together, two octaves up and down.

Course Offered Spring

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Fall Semester 2023
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