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2022-2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUSC 403 - The History of the Pianoforte and Its Literature


4 Hour(s) Credit
Comprehensive study of the piano and its predecessors. Traces the history of keyboard instruments, emphasizing the ways in which the development of the instruments interacted with the development of keyboard literature and performance practices. Includes familiarization with the principal keyboard composers, performers and instrument makers from earliest times to the present. Examine the history of piano technique, piano pedagogy and how it relates to the development of the piano and its literature.
Three hours per week with enhancement.
Prerequisites Permission of instructor.