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  • Music and Film since 1900MUSI30004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will develop an understanding of the multiple roles of music in relation to film over the last century. The impact of musical and operatic genres on film narrative will be explored, as will different theoretical and directorial concepts of the function of the film score. The film musical...

  • Approaches to Research - Music EducationMUSI90051

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject considers the nature of, approaches to and methodologies employed in qualitative research in music education. Students will be introduced to the principal means and methods of data collection and analysis as well as to the design and reporting of music education research. The locatio...

  • Accompanying - RepetiteuringMUSI30057

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject accommodates pianists who see their professional careers heading towards accompanying/repetiteuring rather than solo performance. This subject embraces both the art of accompanying and repetiteuring and the art of ensemble playing. Development of skills at the piano and sessions on t...

  • Afro-American PercussionMUSI30083

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This module give participants the opportunity for an in-depth practical study of percussion techniques and repertoire. The material is based on African derived drumming which over the centuries has continued to develop and flourish in the American continent. Classes will cover techniques on a var...

  • Figured Bass Realisation 1MUSI30257

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students in this class will learn how to realise at their instrument a figured bass from the seventeenth or eighteenth century in a stylish and idiomatic fashion. We first learn how to read simple figures before progressing to more complex ones. Attention will be paid to correct voice-leading, me...

  • Saxophone EnsembleMUSI20210

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Saxophone Ensemble is made up of around 20 saxophones ranging from Bass to Sopranino. The repertoire is mostly original works that explore this wonderful sonority, though occasionally includes transcriptions or arrangements. The ensemble presents one or two concerts a semester.

  • Advanced OrchestrationMUSI30082

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject studies arranging through an examination of relevant scores and the writing of short orignial extracts. Students will be given specific models to begin with, followed by more experimental writing. Trial and error will be a fundamental component of this subject.

  • Music Performance 3MUSI20057

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will receive tuition in their area of practical study. Vocal and instrumental students will develop their technique and awareness of the stylistic and interpretative characteristics of the repertory studied with an individually designed program of technically-based repertoire in preparat...

  • Performance ClassMUSI90091

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Instrumental students: Students are to perform regularly and participate in discussion in the weekly Performance Class. Conducting students: Students are to conduct and/or perform regularly and participate in discussion in the weekly Performance Class.

  • Women in MusicMUSI40028

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A study of the ways in which gender and sexual difference have been represented in the making and composing of art music. Beginning with medieval women, this subject explores the social and cultural context of women composers and performers from Hildegard to Clara Schumann and Ethel Smyth through...

  • History and Aesthetics of Jazz 1.2MUSI10135

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject investigates the development of jazz music and its musical offshoots from the beginning of the 20th Century through to the present day. Music will be listened to, discussed from an aesthetic viewpoint and sometimes analysed. The main focus of the subject will be on jazz as improvised...

  • 18th/19th Century MusicMUSI30055

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the classical music of the 18th and 19th century with specific attention to placing the music in historical, social and cultural contexts. Selected works will be chosen in the examination of the materials and structures of music.

  • Italian for MusiciansMUSI30094

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is designed to help students further prepare for possible study abroad and will included two basic areas of study. The first will deal with the language as it relates directly to music nomenclature, grammar and texts. The second is to develop a working knowledge of conversational Ita...

  • German for MusiciansMUSI30074

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is designed to help students further prepare for possible study abroad and will include two basic areas of study. The first will deal with the language as it relates directly to music nomenclature, grammar and texts. The second is to develop a working knowledge of conversational German.

  • Gamelan EnsembleMUSI30073

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The Gamelan Ensemble rehearses and prepares programs of largely Indonesian based music suitable for public performance or recording.

  • Music Performance 4MUSI20059

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    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 prog...

  • Orchestral Conducting 3MUSI90133

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will examine the role of the conductor as an accompanist. Students will work with singers and an instrumental ensemble in excerpts from opera and concert music. An ensemble and singers will be available for students to conduct during classes as required.

  • French for MusiciansMUSI30072

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is designed to help students further prepare for possible study abroad and will include two basic areas of study. The first will deal with the language as it relates directly to music nomenclature, grammar and texts. The second is to develop a working knowledge of conversational French.

  • German Language for Opera 2MUSI90186

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will be involved in further study of the pronunciation, articulation, and enunciation of the German language in order to fully convey the emotional expression of operatic singing to ensure a clearer understanding by the audience. This subject continues to develop students’ understanding ...

  • Professional TransitionMUSI30212

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is designed to prepare students for their entry into professional life. Students will work on audition preparation and technique across the three core skills areas, including participation in simulated auditions. On completion of this subject students will have a clear understanding ...