Extended Recital - MUS00136H

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  • Department: Music
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. John Stringer
  • Credit value: 40 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module summary

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 45-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.

Related modules

Pre-requisite modules

  • None

Co-requisite modules

  • None

Prohibited combinations


Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Summer Vacation 2018-19 to Summer Term 2019-20

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 45-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

Module content

Students undertaking a 40-credit recital will normally have achieved 70+ in an assessed performance.

The 40-credit recital is not a longer version of the 20-credit recital.  Candidates are expected to show a greater depth of understanding of their materials, and should pay extra attention to research, curation and programming. The format of the recital - 45 minutes performing time, plus optional interval - is intended to allow flexibility to meet the student's creative needs. The total duration of the recital including performance and all breaks should be no more than 60 minutes.

Students taking the 40-credit recital option should submit a proposed recital programme by the end of Spring Term, Year 2.

Group tutorials will be scheduled across the year in addition to your individual lessons to support your progress.

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Commentary
N/A 10
Oral presentation/seminar/exam
Recital
N/A 90

Special assessment rules

None

Additional assessment information

45 minute recital with optional interval (total running time 60 minutes maximum) (90%)

Commentary (10%)

Non-standard formats by prior agreement.

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Commentary
N/A 10
Oral presentation/seminar/exam
Recital
N/A 90

Module feedback

Report form uploaded to eVision with marks available to student no later than 20 working days after assessment

Indicative reading

This will vary according to the individual recital.



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