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MUS 121F: Beginning Slack Key Guitar (2 credits)

Course Description

Basic principles of performance; relevant problems in literature. Student learns to play two G tunings. This course is intended for students with little or no background in this style of guitar playing. Ability to read music is not required. (3 hours lecture/studio)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the history of slack key guitar development.
  • Apply knowledge of basic concepts in accurate performances.
  • Use knowledge of slack key techniques and music concepts (music theory) to complete in-class recitals.
  • Perform with growing confidence in class performances.

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page last updated: April 28, 2014

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