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REGULATIONS FOR EXAMINATIONS: NOTICES BY THE GENERAL BOARD

The General Board give notice that, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board or other authority concerned, the regulations for certain University examinations have been amended as follows:

Music Tripos

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 343)

With effect from 1 October 2005

Part Ia

Regulation 12.

The title of Paper 4 of Part IA of the Music Tripos has been changed from 'Historical subjects II and ethnomusicology' to 'Historical and cultural studies'.

SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 345)

With effect from 1 October 2005

Part Ia

The detail for Paper 4 has been amended so as to read:

Paper 4. Historical and cultural studies

The paper will be divided into two sections. The first will contain questions on a subject in Western music. The second will include questions on Western music, ethnomusicology, music and science, or notation. Candidates will be required to answer three questions, at least one from each section.

Part Ib

Paper 1. Portfolio of tonal compositions

The requirements for this paper have been amended in respect of the recording of one of the compositions that candidates are required to submit. The detail for this paper has been amended by replacing, in the second paragraph, the last sentence with the following:

Candidates will be responsible for providing a recording of an acceptable quality, but the quality of recorded sound will not contribute to the final mark.

Part II

Paper 7. Test of performance

The Faculty Board of Music give notice that, with effect from October 2005, the test of performance will no longer include a set piece or song prescribed by the Examiners. The detail for the first three sentences in sub-paragraph (i) for this paper has been amended so as to read:

(i) The test of performance, which may take place before an audience consisting of staff, students, and others, including External and Internal Examiners, will consist of a recital of not more than twenty-three minutes' playing time, on an instrument or in accompaniment of an instrument or of singing. Candidates must inform the Secretary of the Faculty Board not later than the division of the Michaelmas Term of the instrument chosen or the type of voice.


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Cambridge University Reporter 27 April 2005
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