Main instrument VI, Western classical music
15 ECTS credits
Students study, interpret and perform a varied repertoire in terms of styles in Western classical music as well as music genres performed in other artistic contexts. They also analyse and apply repertoire, style, musical analysis and interpretation in relation to different conventions of musical performance and identify the methodological challenges of the repertoire concerned. Instruction in and applications of complex technical exercises are included. Students, whose main instrument is the piano, practise accompaniment, and all students play solo and chamber music repertoire requiring highly developed technical skills at a high musical level and good familiarity with style and performance praxis. Parts of the repertoire are performed in in-house as well as public concerts and in audition training. The course also includes discussion of methodological challenges and problems in studying and performing music, critical reflection and problematisation of different approaches to music making as well as conversation on skills in relation to professional demands. Instruction is in the form of tutorials, seminars and master classes.
Progressive specialisation: G2F (has at least 60 credits in first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Undergraduate level
Admission requirements: KOGV12 Main Instrument V, Western Classical Music 15 ECTS cr, and KOGV13 Ensemble V, Western Classical Music 7.5 ECTS cr
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 3)