Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- listen, read and comprehend brief texts in Italian
- produce written and oral texts requiring a basic knowledge of Italian grammar
- produce phonologically accurate excerpts of songs and arias, and demonstrate a capacity to read impromptu
- research and present in-depth commentaries in Italian about composers and operas (themes; music; historical period; artists' most famous performances
- deliver a seminar presentation
Indicative Assessment1 Semester-long project (50%) leading to a composition, presentation and/or performance
1 Language of Opera Test including the preparation of an appropriate operatic role (20%)
Voice/pronunciation exercises, including of unseen text (10%)
One cultural quiz (10%)
One seminar presentation to other students for peer review (10%)
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WorkloadLectures will be delivered in a mixed mode with a combination of face-to-face and online lectures. In addition there will be 13 tutorials and 12 hours of practice (voice with accompaniment) for voice students taught by the School of Music in either intensive or weekly mode.
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