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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

MUS 125 - Piano Class I

Piano Class I is an introductory course in piano-playing techniques. The course is applied and provides facilities for class participation and out-of-class practice. Scales, music reading and the playing of simple folk songs and piano works will be included. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Identify all keys on the piano and all symbols applicable to basic piano music. Control various hand positions with left- and right-hand independence. Perform simple rhythmic designs using upper- and lower-arm coordination and independent finger dexterity. Demonstrate major and minor scales with appropriate fingering, both hands and parallel motion. Apply basic harmony as an accompaniment to simple melodies. Play solo songs and simple piano works. Sight read simple polyphonic, two-hand piano music. Perform in an in-class recital.
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3