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MUS 222 - Class Piano 2

Credits: 3
3 Skills Lab Hours

Prerequisites: MUS 221  

This course builds upon the piano skills and concepts covered in Class Piano 1. It covers major and minor scales, chord inversions, dominant seventh chords and cadences. Coursework integrates these music theory concepts with piano keyboard technique.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate proper piano playing technique.
  2. Perform major scales and harmonic minor scales.
  3. Perform chord inversions of major and minor triads.
  4. Perform dominant seventh chords.
  5. Perform cadences in major and minor keys.
  6. Interpret music notation in the grand staff.
  7. Create multiple accompaniment patterns using lead sheet notation.
  8. Develop sight-reading and memorization techniques.
Listed Topics
  1. Grand staff
  2. Major and minor scales
  3. Inversions
  4. Dominant seventh chords
  5. Cadences
  6. Lead sheet notation
Reference Materials
textbook, sheet music, internet, piano
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 12/15/2014

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