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CPNO1603: Practical Keyboard Skills 1

This unit of study is designed to develop practical reading and playing skills for keyboard players without spending time learning difficult repertoire. The focus will be on building sight reading competence, transposition, clef reading, figured bass realisation and score reading, working on the keyboard and not from an only theoretical position.

Code CPNO1603
Academic unit Accompaniment
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate a systematic approach to furthering sight-reading skills
  • LO2. demonstrate a systematic approach to transposition
  • LO3. read and play using every clef with ease
  • LO4. understand the principles behind realising figured bass patterns, and put them into practice on a keyboard instrument.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.