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MUS 251: Classical Piano I

This course is designed to introduce students to proper techniques of classical piano. Techniques include hand position, tone, dynamics, phrasing, and meter. The student will also learn music theory (form, chord structures, voice leading) and history as it pertains to the music. Short preludes and etudes and other appropriate repertoire will be introduced to further develop technique and reinforce an understanding of classical style. The student will have an opportunity to study works of master classical composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Mozart and Chopin.

Level I Prereq: No Basic Skills; MUS 154 or MUS 155, minimum grade "C"

Credits
3
Lecture Hours
45
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
0
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
45

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