Module Catalogue 2020/21

MUS2094 : Additional Performance Studies (Folk and Traditional Music) 2

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Ms Catriona Macdonald
  • Owning School: Arts & Cultures
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 10.0
Pre Requisites
Pre Requisite Comment

N/A

Co Requisites
Co Requisite Comment

N/A

Aims

•       To develop performance skills on a student’s chosen second instrument (including voice)
•       To develop a widening repertory
•       To develop skills in accompanying singers and/or dancers where appropriate

This module will offer a series of regular one hour one-to-one lessons (or equivalent such as workshop participation, formatively assessed performance, or group lessons when deemed beneficial) on the student’s chosen second instrument (including voice) will challenge and support students in the development of technique and repertoire.

Outline Of Syllabus

Individually tailored one-to-one lessons or other activities to develop the student’s performance skills, musicality, and understanding.

Learning Outcomes

Intended Knowledge Outcomes

Students should acquire:
• Further skills in creating a balanced instrumental / vocal repertoire and development in the stylistic understanding needed for authoritative performance.

Intended Skill Outcomes

Students should acquire:
• A development of practical understanding of a range of traditional styles on the student’s chosen second instrument (including voice)

Teaching Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesPractical121:0012:001:1 instrumental & vocal lessons
Guided Independent StudySkills practice1152:00152:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesFieldwork181:0018:00Student concerts
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesFieldwork181:0018:00Concert attendance (professional lunchtime concerts)
Total200:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

One-to-one teaching provides a focused basis for the development of performance skills on second instrument. The core of student’s learning for this module lies in private study, which involves practice, listening, reading, and research as appropriate and which will contribute to your assessed recital. Independent study is encouraged to build the student’s repertoire and understanding of style in traditional music.

Reading Lists

Assessment Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Exams
Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Performance101M20A public recital lasting 10 minutes, containing two contrasting items, one of them solo
Performance152A80A public recital lasting 15 minutes, containing at least one solo item.
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

Your performance diary includes evidence of your working processes in tuition, practice and research and your regular participation in student performances and in workshops, as well as responses to professional concerts you attended.
Your tutors report and performance studies diary will be available to the assessment panel for consultation at the time of your end-of-year recital.

Timetable

Past Exam Papers

General Notes

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Disclaimer: The information contained within the Module Catalogue relates to the 2020/21 academic year. In accordance with University Terms and Conditions, the University makes all reasonable efforts to deliver the modules as described. Modules may be amended on an annual basis to take account of changing staff expertise, developments in the discipline, the requirements of external bodies and partners, and student feedback. Module information for the 2021/22 entry will be published here in early-April 2021. Queries about information in the Module Catalogue should in the first instance be addressed to your School Office.