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Percussion Ensemble (MUS171)

1.0 Semester Hours

In this performance ensemble of 20th century percussion music and world drumming, individual percussion instruments and techniques are discussed. Traditional and contemporary percussion notation are taught to enable the student to perform assigned parts. Mallet instruments (marimba, vibes, etc.) as well as pitched and nonpitched percussion instruments are used. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 semester hours; 4 semester hours may apply to a degree or certificate.

Recommended Prereq: Music background.

Note: For noncredit course see MUS892 in the Community Education section of the noncredit schedule.

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