Historical Study Composition 5

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
101HKS5 Z 1 1T Czech winter

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Name of lecturer(s)

Juraj FILAS, Slavomír HOŘÍNKA, Michal NEJTEK

Learning outcomes of the course unit

To increase the composition technique level of the student in historical techniques and styles as a necessary equipping of a composer and, of course, part of the education in composition study.

Mode of study

exercises 1 hour per week.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Experience with historic forms of compositions, knowledge of styles in historical elements.

Course contents

a) mastering technique and form of vocal counterpoint to the motet - madrigal level

b) mastering technique and form of instrumental counterpoint and form of Baroque music (fuge, suite, aria, prelude)

c) mastering technique and form in classicsm (ex. minuet, sonata)

d) study of other styles (ex. Romatic, Medieval forms and techniques)

Recommended or required reading

Fux, Johann Joseph: Die Lehre vom Kontrapunkt (Gradus ad Parnassum, 2. kniha, 1.-3. cvičení). Hermann Molck Verlag, Celle 1938.

Janeček, Karel: Skladatelská práce v oblasti klasické harmonie. Academia, Praha 1973.

Jeppesen, Knud: Kontrapunkt. Breitkopf u. Härtel, Leipzig 1956.

Hůla, Zdeněk: Nauka o kontrapunktu I. Vokální polyfonie. SNKLHU, Praha 1958, II. Instrumentální polyfonie. SHV Praha 1965.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit - Style purity and technical composition level of the developed study and, futher, systematic work is assessed.

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Course may be repeated

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