Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSC 138 - Class Guitar I

Fundamental playing techniques of the guitar. This includes basic finger technique and leads to a fundamental technical proficiency. Open to all students. Four hours class instruction each week. Formerly MU 109.

2 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Develop basic music skills which include basic note reading and rhythm skills in addition to understanding legato and staccato, dynamics, slurs, and ties.
  • Develop a basic piano technique which will include playing 5 finger scales, basic chords and cadences.
  • Develop basic keyboard skills which includes beginner harmonization of melodies, transposition, and sight-reading.
  • Play simple pieces using simple meters with right-hand melodies and left-hand accompaniments.
  • Use a basic piano technique which includes correct posture and hand position.

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