HIPP Assessed Performance (major) MUSIC5035P

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Culture and Creative Arts
  • Credits: 60
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Full Year
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

This course combines individual tuition from specialist teachers with professional coaching and advisory sessions, leading to an assessed musical performance given by the student (in collaboration with others if desired). The performance will demonstrate the application of historical knowledge and musical techniques to the student's overall musicianship, and will provide experience in the selection, preparation and presentation of repertoire relating to the course of historical study undertaken.

Timetable

Fortnightly individual consultation with a specialist teacher, with additional advisory sessions from programme staff.

Requirements of Entry

Standard entry to College at Masters level

Excluded Courses

None

Co-requisites

None

Assessment

Students will prepare and present a public recital of 40 minutes, given solo or in collaboration with other musicians, of 17th and/or 18th century repertoire chosen in association with course staff.

Course Aims

This course provides an opportunity for students to develop insight and practical experience in the selection, preparation and presentation of repertoire which relates to their historical study. It aims to encourage a level of technical and stylistic acuity appropriate for professional concert situations involving musical performers of world-class standing. It provides an opportunity for students to refine their ability to collaborate effectively with other musicians, where appropriate to the repertoire chosen.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:

■ plan and perform a programme based around historical repertory, particularly that of the 17th and/or 18th centuries, applying techniques that demonstrate practical musical uses of historical information and research

■ show a deep practical knowledge of current conventions of period performance, particularly of 17th and 18th century music, applying it to, and with, a chosen medium of performance

■ undertake musical performance with enhanced individual instrumental or vocal technique, informed by historical musical research

■ perform to a level of technical and stylistic acuity appropriate for professional concert situations and involving musical performers of world-class standing

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.