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MUSC8018 - Core Instrumental Studies 6

Title:Core Instrumental Studies 6
Long Title:Core Instrumental Studies 6
Module Code:MUSC8018
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Music & Performing Arts
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: JOAN SCANNELL
Module Author: JOAN SCANNELL
Module Description: This module provides progressive instruction appropriate to the learner's level of ability, concentrating on co-ordination and fluency in playing and the nurturing of artistic presentation
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Show precision and co-ordination in the application of technical patterns to appropriately chosen repertoire
LO2 Phrase with an understanding of musical language using a more extensive range of dynamic colours and contrasts
LO3 Concentrate and co-ordinate the technical and musical skills necessary in the smooth delivery of a programme
LO4 Play with accuracy a Quick study/Orchestral excerpt(s) appropriate for his/her instrument
LO5 Deliver an unprepared piece at sight with ability and security
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).

12358 MUSC8017 Core Instrumental Studies 5
12635 MUSC8018 Core Instrumental Studies 6
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.
12635 MUSC8018 Core Instrumental Studies 6
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.

No requirements listed

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Continued development on technical and musical skills
An individualised programme of instrumental/vocal skills focussing on co-ordinating the use of technical skills and drawing out dynamic subtleties in shaping the musical line. It expands training of advanced Scales&Arpeggios and Instrumental/Vocal studies, Quick study/Orchestral excerpts Sight-Reading, Solo/Accompanied repertory representing different composers/styles
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Performance Evaluation Presentation of appropriate repertory 1,2,3,4,5 60.0 Sem End
Other Continuous Assessment 1,2,3,5 40.0 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 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Tutorial Coach accompaniment and rehearsals 0.5 Every Second Week 0.25
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Individual instrumental practice 6.25 Every Week 6.25
Total Hours 7.25
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 0.75
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • CIT Cork School of Music, Repertory Guidelines for Performance Studies
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 Group Elective 2
CR_GMUTE_9 Master of Arts in Music and Technology 2 Group Elective 2
CR_GMUST_9 Master of Science in Music and Technology 2 Group Elective 2

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