SRJC Course Outlines

10/28/2020 11:03:29 AMMUSCP 11B Course Outline as of Fall 2020

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MUSCP 11BTitle:  CLASS PIANO 2  
Full Title:  Class Piano 2
Last Reviewed:4/22/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled1.006 min.Lab Scheduled17.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 122.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This course develops keyboard musicianship through the study of major and minor scales, arpeggios, diatonic chord progressions, sight reading, and performance of beginning- to intermediate-level piano repertoire. Designed for Music majors requiring piano proficiency while also providing non-majors and enrichment students an opportunity to study piano in an atmosphere of academic rigor. (The curriculum of MUSCP 11B corresponds to the materials of MUSC 2B.)

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of MUSCP 11A or by department placement exam


Recommended Preparation:
Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2B and MUSC 3B

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course develops keyboard musicianship through the study of major and minor scales, arpeggios, diatonic chord progressions, sight reading, and performance of beginning- to intermediate-level piano repertoire. Designed for Music majors requiring piano proficiency while also providing non-majors and enrichment students an opportunity to study piano in an atmosphere of academic rigor. (The curriculum of MUSCP 11B corresponds to the materials of MUSC 2B.)
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of MUSCP 11A or by department placement exam
Recommended:Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2B and MUSC 3B
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2009Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2009Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Utilize fundamental concepts of music and apply them to the performance of beginning- to
    intermediate-level repertoire on the piano.

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Students will be able to:
1. Interpret the symbols of music notation and recognize harmonic and rhythmic patterns.
2. Sight read accurately at MUSCP 11A level.
3. Perform early intermediate-level piano repertoire with expressiveness.
4. Evaluate their performance and the performance of others to develop critical listening.
5. Demonstrate effective practice procedures.
6. Demonstrate technical skills and facility on the piano at an early intermediate level.
7. Apply functional harmony skills to harmonize melodies.
8. Utilize music vocabulary corresponding to notation, technique, and theoretical concepts.

Topics and Scope
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(Taught as fully-integrated lecture/lab)
I. Technique and Theory
    A. All major and minor scales (three forms), hands separately and together (two octaves)
    B. Triads and dominant seventh chords, root position and inversions, blocked and broken
    C. Arpeggios (hands separately): two octaves up and down with finger crossings
    D. Chord progressions in major and minor keys using all diatonic chords
II. Music Reading
    A. Pieces assigned from the standard keyboard literature
    B. Sight reading at the elementary level
III. Functional Skills
    A. Harmonizing melodies with primary and secondary chords using broken chords, waltz bass, Alberti bass, and jump bass
    B. Transposing harmonized melodies
     C. Playing any two voices of a four-part chorale  
IV. Repertoire and Performance
    A. Performance of early intermediate-level solo keyboard literature from the Baroque to the Contemporary era
    B. Study and performance of ensemble pieces
    C. Developing performance skills and proper stage deportment
V. Practice
    A. Developing effective practice routines
    B. Procedures for handling difficult passages
    C. Expansion of methods studied in MUSCP 11A

Assignments:
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(Fully-integrated lecture/lab)
Assignments are sequenced to develop skill in technique, sight reading, harmonizing melodies, improvisation, and performance of repertoire.
1. Technical Skills
    a. All major and minor scales (three forms): two octaves
    b. Triads and dominant seventh chords, root position and inversion, blocked and broken, in
         rhythms to eighth notes (two to four octaves)
    c. Arpeggios: hands separately, two octaves up and down with finger crossings
    d. Chord progressions in major and minor keys using all diatonic chords
    e. Etudes by Czerny, Hanon, Duvenoy, or others from the text
2. Rhythmic exercises in douple, triple, and quadruple meters, simple and compound
3. Sight read in class
4. Functional Skills
    a. Harmonize melodies in various styles using primary and secondary chords
    b. Transpose harmonized melodies
    c. Play any two voices of a four-part chorale
5. Repertoire
    a. Preparation and in-class performance of two or more pieces from the standard solo
         keyboard literature
    b. Preparation and performance of ensemble pieces
6. Worksheets in music theory and notation
7. Final exam by individual appointment testing sight reading, technique, and functional skills

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Harmonizing melodies, transposition
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 75%
Sight reading, technique evaluations, in-class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Attendance and participation, worksheets


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Essential Keyboard Repertoire, Volume 2.  Olson, Lynn Freeman. Alfred. 2006 (classic)
 
Instructor prepared materials.

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