MUSP4336 - Jazz Theory C


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

The course is based on Theory Jazz B and consists of in-depth studies of diverse topics related to music theory and aesthetics, theories of improvisation, the psychology of learning and acting and their application to improvisation and composing/arranging. The subject is closely connected to the subject of aural training, and will to a great extent serve as a systematic way of making the student aware of the material and the processes at work in aural training.

Learning outcome

The candidate:
-Has knowledge about organizing musical material in general, and aural training material in particular.
-Can analyze music auditory.

Learning methods and activities

Instruction: Lectures, student presentations and discussions (seminar) - 1.5 lessons a week per class for 24 weeks.

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. The assignments are the grounds for passed/failed.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

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

Required previous knowledge

Requires passed MUSP4326 or equivalent course.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Work 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
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