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AAC8007

Course
AAC8007
Course Title
Folk Harp Ensemble

Description

Harp students will get an opportunity for learning new repertoire from traditional folk music idiom in a supportive ensemble environment.

Objectives

Students will be able to perform traditional music from many cultures on the harp. They will acquire skills for performing in an ensemble setting and apply principles of basic music theory toward the goal of arranging their own music.

Content

1. Harp Technique

  • Review of basic principles

2. Aural Technique

  • Learning repertoire through the aural tradition

3. Ensemble skills

4. Music Theory

  • Keys and chord progressions
  • Principles of arranging music

Prerequisites

A basic mastery of the instrument. By audition or permission of instructor.

Method of Instruction

Demonstration, group drill and hands on instruction

Evaluation

Class performance at the end of the semester.