Diction for Performance 4 (VSAO4648)


In this unit the students will bring together all language skills acquired during the diction program. Their command of diction in a number of languages including English, French, German, Italian and Spanish will be explored with a specific focus on the appreciation of the text-music relationship. On completion of this unit students should be able to exhibit a high level of technical and expressive competence in public performances of professional standard.

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4 classes 2 hours/wk Practical Work


Students are required to pass all assessment tasks. Continuous assessment (20%), examination (20%), diction recital (60%).

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