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MUSC7005 - Core Musicianship Skills 4

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Title:Core Musicianship Skills 4
Long Title:Core Musicianship Skills 4
Module Code:MUSC7005
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Music & Performing Arts
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( September 2019 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: MARIA JUDGE
Module Author: Simon MacHale
Module Description: This module further develops key musicianship skills integrating perceptual, practical and analytical skills in a performance-based practicum.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Recognise key melodic, harmonic, textural, formal and stylistic features in a performance of a musical extract
LO2 Perform and memorise a range of songs and partsongs
LO3 Apply the diatonic relationships in major and minor keys to the harmonisation of melody and bass lines
LO4 Conduct a small ensemble or unison choir in a simple item
LO5 Use the first basics of vocal technique in class choir
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).

Core Musicianship Skills 3
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
Requirements

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
Aural Skills
Promoting the continued refinement of the skills of sightreading, memorisation, inner hearing and aural awareness to develop a sensitivity to style and a confidence in identification and description of key features of C17 and 18 composition using appropriate terminology. The reproduction vocally and in written form of a two-part passage
Conducting
Baton hold & presentation; beat patterns & character; gathering, starting & finishing; subdivisions; left hand; first steps in vocal technique (breathing, loose jaw).
Analysis and Compositional Skills
An examination of the harmonic relationships and resources available in a diatonic context and realisation of bass lines
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work80.00%
End of Module Formal Examination20.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Aural Skills 1,2 30.0 Every Second Week
Practical/Skills Evaluation Practical assessment of conducting skills 4,5 10.0 Week 6
Practical/Skills Evaluation Practical assessment of conducting skills 4,5 20.0 Sem End
Practical/Skills Evaluation An examination of the harmonic relationships and resources available in a diatonic context and realisation of bass lines. 3 20.0 Every Second Week
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 3 20.0 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

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
Tutorial Aural Skills 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Lecture Analysis and Compositional skills 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Tutorial Analysis and Compositional Skills 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Lab Conducting Skills 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Private Study 3.5 Every Week 3.50
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.50
This module has no Part Time workload.
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Bowman, David and Terry, Paul 1993, Aural Matters, ED 12430 Ed., Schott London [ISBN: 0 946535]
  • Cutts, Alan, Music Visible, bk 1, available from the lecturer
  • Gjerdingen, Robert O. 2007, Music in the Galant Style, Oxford University Press Oxford [ISBN: 9780195313710]
  • Piston, Walter and Mark de Voto 1978, Harmony, Victor Gollancz Ltd London
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Forrai, Miklos (Ed.) 1977, Ezer ev Korusa, Editio Musica Budapest [ISBN: NA]
  • Pratt, George 1998, Aural Awareness, OUP Oxford [ISBN: 019879021X]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • baton (14"): baton (14")
  • Tuning fork: A 440
  • website: International Music Score Library Project
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 4 Mandatory

Cork Institute of Technology
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