MUS. 314  - Piano Lit.&Perform - Baroque

MUS. 314 PIANO LITERATURE & PERFORMANCE - THE BAROQUE ERA (2)

Pass/No Pass or letter grade option. Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 16 lab hours per term. Recommended Preparation: Prior piano playing experience and music reading knowledge.

Description: This course focuses on the study and performance preparation of keyboard literature from the baroque period. The class will explore stylistic characteristics of baroque keyboard music, advancements in keyboard instruments of the time, general historical climate, and specific stylistic considerations of the main keyboard composers. Focus will remain on performance practice and the preparation and performance in a class situation of representative repertoire. (AA, CSU, UC)

 

College of San Mateo Department: Music Number of Units: 2
This description is for the Fall 2014 term