MUS-10106 - Repertoire Studies
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Level: Level 4
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2020/21


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2020/21

The module reviews the diverse genres of classical, popular, world, media and electroacoustic musics. Students will engage with the use and application of diverse elements of music in diverse repertoire from Europe and beyond.
The Weekly Seminars will involve the historical, social contextualisation and theoretical analysis of each musical period or genre studied

- To consolidate and enlarge student knowledge of the elements of music theory through the deep examination of diverse repertoire.
- To develop student awareness of a broad spectrum of repertoire, from different origins and geographies.
- To appreciate the development of the idiom and language of music and the ways this language is used and practiced in different music traditions.

Intended Learning Outcomes

recognise the use and creation of elements of music in diverse repertoire
: 1,2
contextualise a broad spectrum of historic and contemporary repertoire and reflect on specific details of the genre/period of music
chosen for the presentation and essays: 1,2

Study hours

22 Hours of Seminars.
14 hours of essay and presentation preparation.
114 hours of Listening / Reading

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Commentary weighted 30%
students to write a commentary on one or two music examples provided for assessment
students to write a commentary on one or two music examples to be provided for assessment. The commentary should be 600 words.

2: Essay weighted 70%
Students to complete an essay of 1400 words
To write an essay 1400 words on a topic chosen from titles based on the material studied on the module. The essay will discuss the key musical elements inherent in the music of the chosen subject and will embed these in an informative historical context.