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Course Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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APST 142 - Beginning Improvisation


Semester Offered: Spring Semester
Credits (Range): 2 Hours
Attribute: CNDP
Intended for beginning improvisers or those with only limited experience in improvisation, this class will introduce techniques and concepts that cultivate the development of basic improvisational skills: Melodic embellishment, outlining chords with melody, melodic transformation, developing vocabulary, strategies for ear training and strengthening theoretical knowledge.  This class is not genre specific; examples of common practices in a variety of styles and genres will be studied.  Prerequisites: Open to all instrumentalists and vocalists in majors other than jazz. 
Enrollment Limit: 18
Instructor: P. Dominguez
Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes


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