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MUS 144 - Piano Class IV (Majors)

1 Credits, 2 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 2 lab periods

Continuation of MUS 143 . Incorporates advanced piano instruction utilizing group and individual practice with electronic pianos. Includes scales, arpeggios, learning methods, technique building exercises, memory method, and advanced methods of practicing.

Prerequisite(s): MUS 143  


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Perform arpeggios in all major and minor keys – four octaves, hands together using correct fingering.
  2. Perform all major and harmonic minor scales – four octaves, hands together using correct fingering.
  3. Demonstrate advanced methods of learning and practicing repertoire pieces.
  4. Demonstrate mastery of memorization method.
  5. Perform finger strengthening and technique-building exercises.

Outline:
  1. Scales
    1. All major scales, four octaves, hands together – ascending and descending in parallel motion
    2. All harmonic minor scales, four octaves, hands together – ascending and descending in parallel motion
  2. Arpeggios
    1. All major arpeggios, four octaves, hands together- ascending and descending in parallel motion
    2. All minor arpeggios, four octaves, hands together – ascending and descending in parallel motion
  3. Learning Methods
    1. Applied to at least two Czerny etudes
    2. Applied to repertoire piece(s)
  4. Technique Building Exercises for Finger Strength
  5. Memory Method: Must Be Applied to One Repertoire Piece  
  6. Advanced Methods of Practicing


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2018/2019