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MUSI6042 Final Recital

Module Overview

This module aims to enhance the quality of instrumental or vocal study, developing your technical resources and repertory leading to the presentation of a professional-length concert

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

• Further expanding your knowledge and understanding of the repertoire of your instrument or voice. • Make further advances in all areas of your ability as a musician that will enable you to perform to an advanced level. • Prepare you for a 45-55-minute recital/set, usually taking place in the evening.

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

Having successfully completed this module, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • The recital repertoire relevant to your instrument or voice.
  • The further study of advanced technical material relating to your instrument or voice
Subject Specific Intellectual and Research Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Assess the suitability of repertoire for different performing scenarios.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the technical disciplines that relate to your instrument or voice.
  • Plan and prepare a recital of a professional (or near professional) standard, including the choice of repertory
Transferable and Generic Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Develop the self-motivational and performance anxiety management skills needed when undertaking a career as a professional performing musician or any other career requiring a public form of performance
  • Manage your time in preparation for a long-term project
Subject Specific Practical Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Plan the technical work that you will need to undertake to support the performance of your chosen repertoire.
  • Present your recitals in an appropriate manner, paying attention to self-presentation

Syllabus

Following on from your first recital, this module aims to make further advances in the quality of instrumental or vocal study, developing your technical resources and repertory leading to the presentation of a recital

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

Teaching methods include • Individual tuition (16 hours) with a specialist teacher, developing technically and musically, learning repertoire appropriate to the module. Learning activities include • Participation in regular performance classes. • Attendance at concerts and workshops held in the music department (8 hrs). • Engaging in relevant performance projects and workshops run by the department, visiting musicians and faculty.

TypeHours
Independent Study576
Practical classes and workshops24
Total study time600

Resources & Reading list

The Musician's Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellness. 

Assessment

Summative

MethodPercentage contribution
Recital  () 100%

Repeat

MethodPercentage contribution
Recital  () 100%

Referral

MethodPercentage contribution
Recital  () 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal & External

Costs

Costs associated with this module

Students are responsible for meeting the cost of essential textbooks, and of producing such essays, assignments, laboratory reports and dissertations as are required to fulfil the academic requirements for each programme of study.

In addition to this, students registered for this module typically also have to pay for:

Paying for a Music accompanist

Students may wish to hire professional accompanists to play with them in performance exams. Accompanists charge varying levels of fee (rarely more than £60.00 per exam accompaniment, including prior rehearsal) and students are expected to pay the fees themselves.

Please also ensure you read the section on additional costs in the University’s Fees, Charges and Expenses Regulations in the University Calendar available at www.calendar.soton.ac.uk.

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