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Percussion Literature
PERC LIT
CLASS CODE: MUSIC 408 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: MUSIC
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Class members will be introduced to, and become reasonably familiar with pedagogical materials and methods for teaching percussion instruments in an applied studio setting. They will participate in the creation of guidelines and criteria for the evaluation of percussion literature and become familiar with selected percussion literature representative of the plethora of actual literature existing in the Solo/Ensemble genres.
TAUGHT: Fall odd years
CONTENT AND TOPICS:
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Learn methods on how to evaluate, grade, and categorize percussion literature by creating a personally annotated reference file of historically significant and contemporary works.
2. Sequence and program ensemble percussion literature for differing ability levels.
3. Recommend solos/duets/trios/etc. on all instruments in the percussion family conducive to the appropriate stages of musical development.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Sophomore status and acceptance into the music major program at BYU-Idaho
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2004