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MUS 1116 Piano for Music Majors II

Second semester of a four-semester sequence for nonpianist music majors. Continued instruction in correct piano playing techniques with emphasis on early intermediate repertoire. The integration of circle of fifths with the playing of all major and minor scales, chords and arpeggios is also stressed.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Music
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: MUS 1115 


  • Perform two-page compositions observing all appropriate musical parameters.
  • Define both general music terminology and specific piano pedagogical terms.
  • Perform all scales (major and harmonic minor forms) 2-octaves minimum, hands together; play all tonic-plagal-dominant chord sequences in all keys; play all arpeggios 2-octaves, hands together.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 1