MUSP4170 - Main instrument C


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Practical exam
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Practical exam 100/100 30 minutes

Course content

The subject builds upon the contains of Instrument and Performing B, or equivalent. Individual lessons in main instrument with emphasis on independent work. The subject emphasizes concert training and ensemble training, and the student must participate with solo or chamber musical repertoire in at least three concerts during the academic year. At least one of the concerts must be part of Department of Music's own concerts. The concerts are to be documented and approved in the semester reports.

Learning outcome


The candidate

  • shows artistic expression and masters different performing situations
  • has instrumental/vocal skills in order to realize her/his artistic intentions
  • can work goal-oriented and independent, alone or together with others
  • masters and has experience in playing in different kinds of ensembles
  • has practical experience in prima vista playing/singing.


The candidate

  • has knowledge of the main lines of the repertoire of her/his instrument
  • has knowledge of practical performing preparations.

Learning methods and activities

  • Main instrument lessons
  • Accompaniment lessons for relevant instruments.
  • Concert forum.
  • Ensemble. Does not apply for organ.
  • Projects, various lessons.

Instruction is obligatory and demands minimum 80% attendance.

Compulsory assignments

  • Participation in three concerts
  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory instruction

Further on evaluation

Minimum of 80% satisfactory participation in all mandatory activities in the course.

All mandatory activities must be approved before the student can have the exam.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Music Performance Studies (BMUSP)

Required previous knowledge

Passed MUSP4160 or equivalent.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MUSP4130 30.0 AUTUMN 2018
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Version: 1
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Performance Studies


Examination arrangement: Practical exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Practical exam 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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