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Recital - MUS00005H

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  • Department: Music
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. John Stringer
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2022-23

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching period
A Autumn Term 2022-23 to Summer Term 2022-23

Module aims

To develop advanced skills in the preparation and presentation of musical performance; to advance students' understanding of the principles of high-level instrumental study; to refine critical skills in relationship to instrumental performance; to prepare students for the presentation of a 30-minute recital (usually as a soloist with accompanist); to continue to develop self-awareness and discipline in setting and achieving specific goals; to develop skills of self-evaluation in relation to live performance.

Module learning outcomes

Subject content

  • Have developed effective practice regimes
  • Know how to work towards musical ideals, to take responsibility for musical judgement, and reflect on personal goals of good musicianship
  • Have developed further technical knowledge to recital stage
  • Continue to build teacher influences into practice and performance
  • Have developed repertoire to recital standard
  • Have developed strategies for coping with performance anxiety so that the recital can be adequately managed in this regard
  • To be conversant with issues surrounding programme planning, and to implement informed decision-making in selecting repertoire

Academic and graduate skills

  • Continue to develop skills of co-operation and self-motivation
  • Continue to hone organisational skills, and critique the development of routines to achieve specific goals over both the short and long term
  • To apply broader subject content to development of their own practical skills-set
  • To develop broad skills in performance, in communication in live contexts, and the management of anxiety


Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Module feedback

Report form with marks to student no later than 20 working days after assessment.

Indicative reading

This will vary according to the individual recital.

The information on this page is indicative of the module that is currently on offer. The University is constantly exploring ways to enhance and improve its degree programmes and therefore reserves the right to make variations to the content and method of delivery of modules, and to discontinue modules, if such action is reasonably considered to be necessary by the University. Where appropriate, the University will notify and consult with affected students in advance about any changes that are required in line with the University's policy on the Approval of Modifications to Existing Taught Programmes of Study.