Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1920-1921 Page: 71
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suspensions, modulations, harmonizing a given theme or a figured
bass; practical keyboard work.
Harmony 2. A continuation of the previous courses; use of pedal
point, unrelated tones; rapid modulation; transposition of various
exercises into different keys; harmonizing easy basses and melodies
at sight. Two lessons a week.
Counterpoint. Keyboard work continued, fugue and cannon writing;
advanced sight reading from figured basses and soprano, and
orchestral scores; more rapid modulation; more or less free imitative
writing of solos, vocal and instrumental; duets and quartets for both
male and female voices. Two hours a week.
History of Music. (May be taken after completion of introductory.)
This course is designed to give a general survey of the subpject. Its
aim is to enable the student to understand and enjoy the work of all
composers of various periods. It includes a study of ancient and Greek
polyphonic music; Italian, French and German opera; the oratorio;
development of instrumental music; biographies of great composers.
Two lessons a week.
1. Joachim Bowing Exercises; Finger Exercises, Schradieck and
Sevcik, Op. 1; Major and Minor Scales to four sharps and flats in
the first position; Studies by Bohmer, Op. 54; Hoffman, Op. 51 and
others; Beginner's pieces by Block, Bornshein, Moffat, Dutton.
2. Bowing and Finger Exercises continued; Major and Minor
Scales continued; Exercises in Second and Third positions, Ferdinand
David; Studies by Dont, Op, 38; Sitt, Alard; Easy pieces by Gluck,
Handel, Cimonetti, Bohm, Elgar, Saint-Saens, and otherse.
3. Scales Studies for finger development, Carl Halir; Scales, intervals
and exercises in Fourth and Fifth positions, David; Exercises
in changing positions, Halir; Studies in Bowing, Kreutzer; Etudes by
Dont, Op. 37. Kreutzer, and others; Easy Sonatas by Le Clair, Veracini,
Mozart; Moderately difficult pieces by Tartini, Bach, Schubert,
Dvorak, Faure, Bizet.
4. Exercises in the Sixth and Seventh positions, David; Scales
and Arpeggios in all positions, Exner; Preparation for double-stopping;
Scales in thirds, sixths and octaves, Sevcik; Etudes by Dont.
Op. 37, Kreutzer; Sonatas by Correlli, Mozart, Hayd, Strube; Moderately
difficult pieces by Beethoven, Raff, Brahms, Grieg, Drdla,
Tschaikowsky, Massenet; Concertos by Rode, Viotti, Huber, Strube.
5. Scale Studies by Halir continued; Scale and Arpeggio studies
by Exner; Double-stopping, Sevcik, Eduard Hermann; Scales in
tenths; Harmonics; Etudes by Kreutzer, Kneizel, Gavinies, Sonatas
by Correlli, Tartini, Grieg; difficult pieces by Schumann, Vieuxtemps,
Wieniawski, Kramer, Bruch, Debussy; Concerto by Spohr, Mozart,
6. Technical Studies continued; Pizzicato; Sonatas by Grieg,
Brahms, Franck; Concertos by Godard, Vieuxtemps, and others; difficult
pieces by Moszkowski, Sarasate, Sauret, Kiel, Godard, Debussy,
Reger; Preparation of recital program.
SESSION OF 1920-'21
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