This 10-credit core module involves in-depth investigation of a specific topic in western classical music. Each year the module will be delivered according to staff research interests and/or current repertoire being performed in the Conservatoire’s Artistic Planning programme or by the National Companies.
On completion of the module, we expect you to be able to:
· To extend your experience of research methods relevant to historical musicology
· To stimulate critical debate on historical and analytical aspects of a work
· To develop your critical awareness and understanding of the relationship between theory and practice
· To guide you through the stages of formulating, proposing, researching and developing an extended essayTo prepare you for your research project in Year 4.