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MUS4A:  BEGINNING PIANO


Course Description

Introduction to music fundamentals and keyboard technique. Development of beginning keyboard skills including note reading in bass and treble clef, fingering, rhythm, key signatures, primary chords and inversions. ADVISORY: Must be taken in sequence.


Learning Outcomes

  • Identify pitches on grand staff; identify rhythm values; identify key signatures; identify time signatures.
  • Sight read simple melodies and two-hand pieces; practice and play beginning to intermediate two hand pieces in various keys.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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