Main instrument I, Western classical music
22.5 ECTS credits
Students rehearse, interpret and perform a chosen repertoire in Western classical music on their main instrument. The course includes the study of repertoire, style, musical analysis and interpretation with practical applications as well as of techniques and methods for rehearsing and performing. The history and development of the main instrument in the Western classical music tradition is treated. Students also study and practice basic technical exercises and methods for rehearsing and performing a chosen repertoire and train sight-reading of simple to intermediate level music notations. Students whose main instrument is the piano also practise accompaniment and all students play solo and chamber music repertoire for basic instrumental skills. Parts of the repertoire are performed in in-house concerts.Students also reflect on music learning and approaches to music. Instruction is in the form of individual tutorials, seminars and master classes.
Progressive specialisation: G1N (has only upper‐secondary level entry requirements)
Education level: Undergraduate level
Admission requirements: Admission to the Bachelor Programme in Music (HGMSK)
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.
This course is included in the following programme
- Bachelor Programme in Music (studied during year 1)
- Start Autumn 2020
- Mode of study Campus
- Language English, if required by international students
- Course code KOGV01
- Application code KAU-36025
- Study pace 75% (Day)
- Study period week 36–2