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100STUDIO Z 1 2T Czech winter and summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Acquaintance with important contemporary composers and their works in a historical-philosophical context.

Mode of study

Lecture, listening with scores.

Wednesdays 5PM, room 2020 (Lichtenstein Palace)

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

An elective course for students in all studies. Lectures - historical and philosophical context. Listening to entire compositions with scores. Well-known domestic and foreign guests - composers for the presentation of their work. Program - see „Aktuality“ on the Dept. of Contemporary Music webpages.

Recommended or required reading

Ballantine, Christopher. Twentieth century symphony. London : Dennis Dobson , 1983.

Boulez, P. Boulez on music today. London: Faber, 1975.

Cage, John. Silence. Wesleyan University Press, 1961.

Cage, John. Silence. Praha: tranzitdispay, 2010. Parsch, Arnošt, Piňos, Alois, Šťastný, Jaroslav: Náhoda, princip, systém, řád. Brno: JAMU, 2005.

Grafické partitury a koncepty : Graphic scores and concepts. Praha : Audio ego , 1996.

Johnson, Roger. Scores : an Anthology of New Music. New York : Schirmer , c1981.

Kostka, Stefan. Materials and techniques of twentieth-century music. New Jersey : Prentice Hall, c2006.

Lester, Joel. Analytic approaches to twentieth-century music. New York: W.W. Norton, 1989.

de Leeuw, Ton. Music of the twentieth century: a study of its elements and structure. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press , 2005.

Loudová, Ivana. Moderní notace a její interpretace. Praha : Nakladatelství AMU, 1998.

McCalla, James. Twentieth-century chamber music. New York : Routledge , c1996.

Morgan, Robert P. Anthology of twentieth-century music. London , New York : Norton, 1992.

Morgan, Robert P. Twentieth-century music : a history of musical style in modern Europe and America. London , New York : Norton, 1991.

Nové cesty hudby I. Praha : SHV, 1964.

Nové cesty hudby II. Praha-Bratislava : Supraphon, 1970.

Simms, Bryan R. Music of the twentieth century : an anthology. Vydáno: New Jersey : Schirmer , 1986

Simms, Bryan R. Music of the twentieth century : style and structure. New Jersey : Schirmer , 1996

Taruskin, Richard. Music in the early twentieth century. Oxford : Oxford University Press , c2010.

------------- Music in the late twentieth century. Oxford : Oxford University Press , c2010.

------------- The Oxford history of western music. Volume 4., The early twentieth century. Oxford : University Press , 2005.

------------- The Oxford history of western music. Volume 5., The late twentieth century. Oxford : University Press , 2005.

The Cambridge history of twentieth-century music. (Ed. Cook, Pople) Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2004.

Twentieth century music scores (Ed. Thomas DeLio, Stuart Saunders Smith). Vydáno: New Jersey : Prentice Hall, 1989.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit at the end of the Winter semester for at least 60% lecture attendance.



Further information

Course may be repeated

This course is an elective for all students of this school

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans