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MUS4030 - Special project: Practical study

24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): Fintan Murphy

Offered

Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)

Synopsis

The student is required to present a concert recital, the works of which are chosen in consultation and approval of a supervisor for their unity of intellectual purpose. The student organises the concert and, following clear academic writing principles, writes a critical essay that explains and justifies the programs intellectual purpose. This unit is taught through a combination of individual lessons on the students chief practical instrument, instrumental workshops and academic supervision.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this subject students should have developed a high level of performance and programming skills and knowledge of style through presentation of an extended recital and programme booklet and organising a successful performance event.

Assessment

Written work: 30%
Concert performance: 70% (60mins); Participation in an approved ensemble as a hurdle requirement

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week

Prerequisites

70% minimum in MUS3990. Students need to have an interview/audition with the unit coordinator and MUS4420 and one of the following units MUS4600, MUS4640 or MUS4980.

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