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Undergraduate Course: Applied Keyboard Skills (MUSI10020)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryA creative keyboard course that introduces students to harmonization and improvisation skills in range of musical styles including jazz, folk, and pop.
Course description This course will develop students┬┐ creative keyboard skills and adaptability in a variety of styles including jazz, folk and pop. Students will explore harmonisation, improvisation, and accompaniment in these styles and others, and will apply these skills to individual exploration, the transformation of existing music, and the creation of new works. Skills learned will also be useful in the practice and teaching of music outside the formal concert environment. In addition to the formal course assessments, students will have the opportunity to showcase individual performance in a non-assessed Degree Show concert.

Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed Performance and Keyboard 2 (MUSI08049)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate keyboard skills in a variety of styles including jazz, folk and pop.
  2. Understand harmony, improvisation and accompaniment in jazz, folk and pop idioms.
  3. Apply these newly developed skills to individual exploration, beyond the conventional 'classical' format.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Course URL http://www.eca.ed.ac.uk/reid-school-of-music
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information Taught in tutorial groups on Wednesday mornings in Weeks 1,3,5,7,9,11 in Semester 1 and Semester 2. Students assigned to groups in Freshers Week.
Keywordsmusic keyboard skills
Contacts
Course organiserDr Elaine Kelly
Tel: (0131 6)50 8248
Email: Elaine.Kelly@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Laura Varga
Tel: (0131 6)50 2430
Email: laura.varga@ed.ac.uk
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