Sep 22, 2023
MUS 117 - Pima Community College Orchestra II 1 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 3 lab periods
Continuation of MUS 116 . Includes orchestral literature and its interpretation, mind and body control, rhythms, and scales and intervals in ensemble performance.
Prerequisite(s): MUS 116
Information: Students chosen by audition. May be taken two times for a maximum of two credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - FA; Meets - CTE - A&H.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Interpret orchestral literature at a more mature level.
- Perform notation with greater accuracy.
- Perform rhythmic proportions more accurately.
- Apply all major and minor scales.
- Demonstrate proper ensemble techniques: balance, intonation, and timbre (tone production) for orchestra.
- Orchestral Literature and its Interpretation
- Notational variants and their rhythmic interpretations
- Recognition of rhythmic structural form
- Aesthetic experience and rhythmic accuracy in group performance
- Freedom of rhythms and their inherent strictness
- Interpretations of tempi
- Mind and Body Control
- Mental intensity in rehearsals and performances at a more mature level
- Muscular control
- Recognition of rhythmic patterns at a high level
- Quick response to rhythmic patterns at a high level
- Dexterity Through Scales and Intervals in Ensemble Performance
- Leadership in group dynamics
- Improved musical balance
- Refined intonation and tone production of individuals and ensemble
Full Academic Year 2018/2019
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