MUSP4312 - Aural Training Jazz A


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

The course offers a foundation in basic jazz training, through a musical and performing approach, where improvisation and rhythm are essential factors.

Learning outcome

Students will develop their expressive abilities and musical intuition through training and awareness of the basic musical elements of rhythm, melodies, harmonics, form, and sound.


The candidate:

  • has knowledge about musical intuition and understanding


The candidate:

  • is able to learn music by listening
  • has musical intuition and understanding based on experience in listening and imitation.
  • can communicate in relevant musical contexts.

Learning methods and activities

- Group instruction - 3 lessons a week for 12 weeks in fall and 12 weeks in spring.

Compulsory assignments

  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory instruction
  • Approved exercises

Further on evaluation

A compulsory practical or written assignment or task is given in between the lectures. The task/assignment will be approved in Blackboard or in the next lecture.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Church Music (ÅKIRKMUS)
Music Performance Studies - Jazz (BMUSK)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to the Bachelor's programme in Music Performance Studies or the one-year programme in Church Music.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MUSK4410 15.0 AUTUMN 2023
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Performance Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Work 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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