Music Performance 4

Subject 740-299 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

On campus

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 1 forty-five-minute individual lesson per week; regular ninety-minute concert class; instrument class as arranged
Total Time Commitment: Contact as above plus sustained practice time in consultation with individual practical teacher
Prerequisites: 740-297 Music Performance 3
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.


Prof Ian Holtham
Subject Overview: Students will continue the program of practical study commenced in earlier Music Performance subjects. Vocal and instrumental students will further develop their technique and awareness of the stylistic and interpretative characteristics of the repertory studied with an individually designed program of suitable technically-based repertoire in preparation for an end-of-semester examination.
Objectives: On completion of the subject, students should be able to:
  • design a more complex recital program
  • demonstrate growing artistic maturity and development in the preparation of recital repertoire
  • perform the component works of a program with increasing musical understanding
  • display a level of instrumental or vocal craft appropriate to the level of the repertoire presented.
Students should also further develop skills in:
  • recital performance presentation and evaluation
  • historical appreciation of more complex repertoire development
Assessment: Vocal and instrumental students: a twenty-minute recital examination at the end of the semester of approved technical repertoire (100%); satisfactory teacher’s report indicating progress made toward the examination; and satisfactory attendance at instrumental or vocal class and at concert class throughout the semester
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills: Students who have studied this subject will further develop and enhance:
  • problem solving skills
  • skills in more complex critical thinking and self-evaluation at more advanced conceptual and artistic level
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Music

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