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    Oberlin College
  Jan 19, 2018
Course Catalog 2017-2018
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APST 142 - Beginning Improvisation

Next Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Semester Offered: First and Second Semester
Credits: 2 Credits
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.
Enrollment Limit: 18
Instructor: P. Dominguez, Staff
Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Prerequisites & Notes
Open to all instrumentalists and vocalists in majors other than jazz. 

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