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MUSC8001 - Chamber Music 1

Title:Chamber Music 1
Long Title:Chamber Music 1
Module Code:MUSC8001
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Music & Performing Arts
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2016/17 ( September 2016 )
Module Delivered in 4 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: JOAN SCANNELL
Module Author: DAVID WHITLA
Module Description: This module will enable the learner to develop the skills necessary to rehearse and perform with peers in a chamber music ensemble.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Contribute as part of a chamber group in the preparation and performance of chamber music repertory
LO2 Demonstrate an understanding of the changing roles of each instrument within the group
LO3 Apply principles of balance, phrasing and articulation in a chamber music setting
LO4 Source available repertory for specific instrumental groups
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.

IIii in Specialised Inst Studies 4, or equivalent

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Chamber Ensemble Performance
Rehearsal and performance in a chamber music ensemble
Musical Partnership
Development of technical, artistic and listening skills which equip the performer with the ability to play effectively in a chamber music ensemble
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Performance Evaluation Chamber Music Recital 1,2,3 70.0 Sem End
Other Continuous Assessment 1,2,3,4 30.0 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 Group coaching 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Individual practice and rehearsal 6.0 Every Week 6.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 1.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Supplementary Book Resources
  • Berger, Melvin 2001, Guide to Chamber Music, 3rd edition Ed., Dover [ISBN: 10: 0486418790]
  • Module lecturer, Scores and Recordings as determined by the lecturer
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 5 Elective
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 6 Elective
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 7 Elective
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 8 Elective

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