CCOG for MUP 284A Winter 2022
- Course Number:
- MUP 284A
- Course Title:
- Applied Music/Saxophone II
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
Addendum to Course Description
All applied music students are required to attend weekly lessons, attend weekly performance classes, participate in public performance, and complete a music jury. A substantial amount of out-of-lesson practice time is required.
Intended Outcomes for the course
- Use an understanding of intermediate-level musicianship and performance etiquette to prepare and rehearse intermediate solo saxophone repertory.
- Use an understanding of intermediate music literacy to prepare and rehearse intermediate-level solo saxophone repertory for performance.
- Use an understanding of stylistic distinctions in intermediate solo saxophone repertory to accurately interpret music in performance.
- Use an intermediate understanding of the saxophone to improve as a performer.
Public performance of assigned repertoire demonstrating solid technique, musicianship and proper performance practice. (minimum of two area recitals in addition to final performance.)
Sightread excerpts of intermediate level repertory.
Participation in final recital and jury.
Successful completion of material assigned by private instructor.
Course Activities and Design
The material for the course will be presented in a one-on-one hands-on format.
Students will be required to perform in a final student recital and must pass
a performance jury at the end of every term before moving on to the next term of study.
Students are expected to participate in chamber ensembles and are required to perform a minimum of two times per term in the weekly music performance area recitals.
Students will demonstrate good tone production, solid technique, rhythmic precision, proper performance practice, good musicianship and perform scales and arpeggios at required tempi.
Students will learn and perform from memory representative works from contrasting styles and eras.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Public music performance of material covered in lessons.
Completion of music jury at the end of the term - featuring qualitative and quantitative demonstration.
Attendance and participation in applied performance sessions.
Participation and preparation of material assigned during lessons.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Second Year Required Materials:
Tone Production: Long Tones (5th & 4th)
Fingering Technique: All scales, arpeggios and intervals; Teal – Workbook
Articulation: Teal - Articulation Studies; Klose – Studies in Articulation
Universal Saxophone Method
Phrasing/Musicianship: Voxman – Selected Studies; Ferling – 48 Etudes;
Niehaus – Jazz Conception for Saxophone Vol. III & IV
Suggested Repertoire: Handel, Transcriptions of Baroque pieces; Heiden, Sonata; Glazounov, Concerto for Saxophone
Demonstrate balanced sonority of sound throughout all registers (legato and staccato
Major and minor (harmonic and melodic) scales and arpeggios through the practical range of the saxophone
Perform current repertoire pieces of contrasting styles
Show ability to select and adjust reeds
Sight Reading First Year Level Material