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Keyboard Lab [MUSC 229]

MUSC 229/3.0 Keyboard Lab

A comprehensive keyboard musicianship course in a laboratory format specifically designed for keyboard majors and others receiving advanced placement. Course content will include practical instrument-specific activities for pianists.

NOTE Course content will support and coordinate with the traditional diatonic harmonic material covered in MUSC 191 but will also include other styles. Successful completion of the course will require a working fluency at the keyboard in sight-reading, melodic and harmonic analysis as well as transcription. Activities will include harmonization, transposition and improvisation.

Fall 2020 Remote Delivery

The first semester of this course will be delivered online. The weekly schedule will involve a one-hour zoom session and individual recorded assignments. Students must have access to a piano keyboard.

RECOMMENDATION: MUSC 292/3.0 and MUSC 293/3.0.

LEARNING HOURS: 120 (24Lb;96P)

PREREQUISITE: MUSC 129/3.0 or permission of the School

EXCLUSION: No more than 3.0 units from MUSC 229/3.0; MUSC 228/3.0.