Study and perform keyboard literature from the classical period: Learn stylistic norms,
advancements in keyboard instruments of the time, general historical climate, and
specific stylistic considerations of the main keyboard composers. Focus is on performance
practice and the preparation and performance in a class situation of representative
repertoire. Individual practice outside of class hours is required.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture hours/semester: 24-27
Lab hours/semester: 24-27
Homework hours/semester: 48-54
Recommended: Prior piano playing experience and music reading knowledge.