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MUSH001: Beginning Piano 1

Credits: 0.5 units/5 hours
2 Evaluations, No Projects, 3 Progress Tests

UC a-g Approved

Students learn to read music and to play simple selections in the keys of C and G major. They develop their skills through study of the keyboard, basic terminology, musical notation, scales, rhythm and simple transposition. Progress Tests 1 and 2 are the proctor's review of student's demonstrations of their skills as they play scales and selected pieces. Progress Test 3 is student's written test. As a concluding activity, students also present a recital for their families or friends.

Course Materials


Staff Notebook (printable staff pages are available in the online course)
Instructional DVD (contains selected videos which are also available in the online course)
Beginning Piano 1 MUSH001257 (printed course content)
Textbook: Steps for the Young Pianist (included in online course)

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