SRJC Course Outlines

10/28/2020 11:23:37 AMMUSCP 19.1A Course Outline as of Fall 2020

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MUSCP 19.1ATitle:  CLASSICAL GUITAR 1  
Full Title:  Classical Guitar 1
Last Reviewed:4/8/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled1.005 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 or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  MUSCP19.1A

Catalog Description:
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This course teaches fundamental classical guitar technique for the performance of beginning-level solo pieces, duets, and ensemble works. Reading music in the first position is emphasized. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course teaches fundamental classical guitar technique for the performance of beginning-level solo pieces, duets, and ensemble works. Reading music in the first position is emphasized. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
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 2013Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2013Inactive:
 
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-level
    classical guitar literature.

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Students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate proper right and left hand technique.
2. Demonstrate and utilize scales in the first position on the guitar.
3. Perform two- and three-part pieces from the standard classical guitar literature.
4. Sight read pieces of one-, two-, and three-part textures.
5. Perform with stylistically appropriate dynamics and tone coloration.

Topics and Scope
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Lecture-Related Topics:
I. Instrument Fundamentals
    A. Care and maintenance of the guitar
    B. Tuning
    C. Proper posture and playing position
    D. Basic right hand techniques
        1. Apoyando (rest stroke)
         2. Tirando (free stroke)
    E. Basic left hand position and techniques
II. Fundamentals of Music Notation
    A. Rhythm notation and rests
    B. The notes in first position to the fifth fret
    C. Whole and half steps
    D. Sharps and flats
    E. Key signatures and scales
         1. The chromatic scale
         2. Major scales
         3. Relative minor scales
 
Lecture/Lab-Related Topics:
III. Dynamics and Tone Coloration
IV. Repertoire and Performance
     A. Study of music from different style periods
    B. Progression from one- to three-part pieces
    C. Solo and ensemble performance
V. Guest Artist Performances (when possible)

Assignments:
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In-Class Assignments (Lecture/Lab):
    1. Weekly demonstration of performance skills
    2. Preparation of repertoire and exercises as assigned
    3. Quizzes on course material (1-3)
    4. Performance of pieces studied
    5. Final performance exam
 
Out-of-Class Assignments:
    1. Regular practice of all course material and repertoire (ungraded)
    2. Listening assignments and/or concert attendance may be required

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 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
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 45%
Performance evaluations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 45%
Attendance and participation in in-class activities and performances; Listening assignments


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Solo Guitar Playing, Volume 1. 4th ed. Noad, Frederic. Music Sales. 2008 (classic)
 
Classic Guitar Technique, Volume 1. 3rd ed. Shearer, Aaron and Kikta, Thomas. Alfred Music. 2016 (classic)
 
Instructor prepared materials.

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