Double-bass Literature and History 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
105DKO2 ZK 1 1T Czech summer

Subject guarantor

Radomír ŽALUD

Name of lecturer(s)


Learning outcomes of the course unit

Recognition of basic issues in the history and development of the structure of the instrument. Development of instrument playing and literature for a given instrument. Issues in selecting a repertoire and constructing a program. Use of literature, historical and contemporary audio and video recordings and other programs.

Mode of study

contact instruction

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

The curriculum originates in the historical progression and study of trade literature, relationship of literature and history of performance from the Baroque to the present.

Recommended or required reading

K. Jalovec: Italští houslaři,

K. Jalovec: Čeští houslaři,

K. Jalovec: Encyklopedie der Geigen Bauern,

V. Pilař, K. Šrámek: Umění houslařů,

I. Měrka: Violoncello,

M. Petráš: Pojednání o tónu,

F. Černý: Moderní škola pro kontrabas,

K. Patras: Metodika harfové hry

Assessment methods and criteria

Activity in lectures. Completion of a paper on a topic assigned by the instructor.



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