Site Navigation

MUSC8002 - Chamber Music 2

Title:Chamber Music 2
Long Title:Chamber Music 2
Module Code:MUSC8002
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 3 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: JOAN SCANNELL
Module Author: DAVID WHITLA
Module Description: This module will focus on expanding on the specialist 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 Interact on a musical level with fellow musicians in rehearsal and performance of chamber music
LO2 Demonstrate a refined awareness of how to communicate chamber music to an audience
LO3 Perform a programme of appropriate difficulty in a public recital
LO4 Source repertory and construct a coherent concert programme
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
Formal Chamber Music Performance
Rehearsal and performance of a balanced programme which includes at least one complete work from the standard chamber music repertoire
Ensemble skills
Interaction with fellow musicians in a chamber music ensemble, stage protocol and effective audience communication
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 1,2,4 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 rehearsals 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

Recommended Book Resources
  • Module lecturer, Scores and Recordings as determined by the lecturer
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Loft, Abram 2003, How to Succeed in an Ensemble: Reflections on a Life in Chamber Music, Amadeus Press [ISBN: 10: 1574670786]
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) 6 Elective
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 7 Elective
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 8 Elective

Cork Institute of Technology
Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, Cork

Tel: 021-4326100     Fax: 021-4545343
Email: help@cit.edu.ie