MusicMUSC 105P The Piano

Research-based survey of the history of the piano and related keyboard instruments. Topics include instrument mechanics, design, and tuning; important players and innovators in piano technique; repertoire written for piano in classical, jazz, vernacular, and experimental traditions and performance practices, including improvisation; the socioeconomics of the piano industry; the piano's use as a pedagogical tool. Prerequisite(s): MUSC 30A and consent of instructor.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Winter, Spring

Instructor

Amy Beal