MUS 126 - Piano Class II
A continuation of Piano Class I. Emphasis is placed on solo and duo playing with appropriately advanced materials and techniques.
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
Apply advanced independent control of both hands including alberti bass, broken chords and arpeggiated chords.
Control a wider range of keyboard use with rapid changes of hand positions.
Play music with chromatic modifications.
Perform complex rhythmic patterns with symmetric and asymmetric accents.
Sight read music applicable to individual skills.
Play solo and duo piano works, including some standard repertoire of Bach, Mozart and others.
Perform in an in-class recital.
Lecture Hours: 3
Course Prerequisites: MUS 125 or permission of instructor