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MUSIC 115 - Keyboard Skills for Music Majors 2


Number of Credits: 1
Keyboard Skills for Music Majors 2 is designed to give the music major the piano skills necessary for a career in music. Subjects studied are: sight reading, transposition, improvisation, harmonization, scale fingerings, arpeggio fingerings, and choral and instrumental score reading. It is recommended that students planning to transfer to a music program at a four-year college/university concurrently enroll in MUSIC 111  and MUSIC 113 . (Fall & Spring Only) Three hours laboratory each week. One Credit. One billable hour.

Pre-requisite(s): MUSIC 114 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Learn to recognize and play all diatonic chords in major and minor keys (GE3, PG1, PG5)
  2. Harmonize simple melodies in all major and minor keys (GE3, GE5, PG1, PG5)
  3. Transpose simple melodies in all major and minor keys (GE3, PG1, PG5)
  4. Improvise an eight measure melody within major and minor keys (GE3, GE5, PG1, PG5)
  5. Sight-read increasingly complex melodies and songs (GE3, PG1, PG5)
  6. Play seventh chords in root position and inversions (GE3, PG1, PG5)
  7. Analyze short piano compositions for nonchord tones (GE3, PG1, PG5)
  8. Perform all cadences from in four part harmony (GE3, PG1, PG5)



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