learning and the allocation of credits according to the European Credit
Transfer and Accumulation System is no longer an educational tool which
concerns professors, but it has become a statutory duty that sees
conservatories of music part of a network of relationships. This study
highlights the situation of Higher Music Education in Italy: we will consider the assessment models in
their context of use and on the basis of ideal values that support them; we
will examine the famous case of Giuseppe Verdi, rejected in its entrance exam
to the Conservatory of Milan, which represents, paradoxically, the weaknesses
of the assessment system, providing a historical perspective; we will propose an examination of the practical and legal
aspects of the national assessment system; finally, we will offer an
example of good practice that shows how to contextualize some important aspects
of this problem.
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