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Course Number:
MUP 287C
Course Title:
Applied Music/French Horn II - Third Term
Credit Hours:
1-2
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0

Course Description

Provides sixth term of individual private french horn instruction. Develops advanced-level performance skills at the music major/minor level. Draws repertoire and technique methods from classical traditions. Includes training in performance practice and stylistic interpretation through focus on tone production, technique, applied knowledge, sight-reading, and other aspects of musicianship as applied to the french horn. Prerequisites: MUP 287B.

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

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Perform advanced solo and advanced ensemble french horn repertoire using an understanding of advanced musicianship and performance etiquette.
  • Prepare and rehearse advanced solo and advanced ensemble french horn repertoire for performance using an advanced level understanding of music literacy.
  • Demonstrate stylistic distinctions in advanced solo and advanced ensemble french horn repertoire to accurately interpret music in performance.
  • Demonstrate a advanced level understanding of the french horn to continue to improve as a performer.
  • Meet learning outcomes specific to this project as mutually agreed upon by the student and instructor in advance through a written learning contract, and as appropriate to the credit awarded for this course.

Aspirational Goals

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 advanced level repertory.

Participation in final recital and jury.

Successful completion of material assigned by private instructor.

Course Activities and Design

The following skills are to be achieved to successfully meet the minimum requirement

(“C” or “Pass”) for the course:

Second Year:

  • Demonstrate balanced sonority of sound throughout all registers (legato and staccato
  • Chromatic and whole tone scales and augmented triads.
  • Perform current repertoire pieces of contrasting styles
  • Sight Reading First Year Level Material
  • Appearance on a recitals or juries

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Methods used to evaluate student progress and the criteria for assigning a course grade should be made clear by the instructor at the beginning of the course.  The individual instructor will determine the method of assessment.  Assessment methods may include:

  • Qualitative and/or quantitative examinations
  • Weekly performance assignments
  • Final performance evaluation

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Second Year Required Materials:

  • Technique:  Chromatic Scale; Augmented Triads; Dorian and Mixolydian Modes
  • C. Caruso – Musical Calisthenics
  • Study Material: J.B.Arban – Method, Parts III, IV (multiple tonguing)
  • H. King – 40 Studies

Suggested Repertoire:  Mozart – Concerto IV;  Richard Strauss – Concerto #1;

Paul Hindemith – Sonata for Horn;  J. Haydn – Concerto #2