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MUSC7016 - Specialised Instr Studies 3

Title:Specialised Instr Studies 3
Long Title:Specialised Instr Studies 3
Module Code:MUSC7016
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Music & Performing Arts
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: JOAN SCANNELL
Module Description: This module introduces, through intensive directed study, the technical and musical requirements necessary for specialised instrumental performance. Students will engage in and perform chamber music with peers. Students will also develop quick learning skills and their ability to sight read.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Set technical and musical goals and demonstrate competence in carrying them through to performance
LO2 Develop an effective practice routine
LO3 Demonstrate familiarity with at least two stylistic periods from the solo and chamber music literature
LO4 Use appropriate skills necessary for playing chamber music in a group
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

Strong evidence of performing ability. Normally, a mark of at least 70% in Core Instrumental Studies 2 performance evaluation is required.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Specialised solo performance projects
An appropriate programme introducing performance orientated skills including fundamental mechanics in solo performance, freedom in playing and memorisation, practising with and without an instrument
Specialised ensemble performance project
Peer observation and learning in a chamber music workshop setting
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Performance Evaluation Programme of appropriate repertory 1,2,3 60.0 Sem End
Other Individual Instrumental Continuous Assessment 1,2,3 20.0 Every Week
Other Small Ensemble Continuous Assessment 1,2,3,4 20.0 Every Second Week
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture individual instruction 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lecture chamber music instruction 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Tutorial coach accompaniment and rehearsals 0.5 Every Second Week 0.25
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) individual practice 9.25 Every Week 9.25
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) chamber music practice 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Total Hours 14.25
Total Weekly Learner Workload 14.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.75
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Books, Journals, CDs, Instrument specific reading and listening bibliography will be provided by the lecturer
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Grindea, Carola 1983, Tensions in the Performance of Music, Alexander Broude [ISBN: 10: 0891151044; ISBN-13: 978-0891151043]
  • Hefling, Stephen 2003, 19th-Century Chamber Music, 2nd Ed., Routledge [ISBN: 10: 0415966507; ISBN-13: 978-0415966504]
  • Johnston, Philip 2004, The Practice Revolution, Practice Spot Press [ISBN: 10: 095819050X; ISBN-13: 978-0958190503]
  • Little, Meredith and Jenne, Natalie 2001, Dance and the Music of J.S. Bach, Indiana University Press [ISBN: 10: 0253214645; ISBN-13: 978-0253214645]
  • Forney, Kristine, Dell'Antonio, Andrew and Machlis, Joseph 2014, The Enjoyment of Music, 12th (shorter) Ed., W.W. Norton & Co.Inc [ISBN: 978-039393638]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Reference sites for recordings: www.arkivmusic.com; www.naxos.com

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 3 Group Elective 1

Cork Institute of Technology
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