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|105HARF8||exam||10||2 exercise hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 229 to 279 hours of self-study||English, Czech||summer|
Name of lecturer(s)
Jana BOUŠKOVÁ, Ana BRATELJEVIČ
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student has a comprehensive knowledge of global as well as national repertoire and demonstrates a high level of ability in creating and delivering seamless musical experiences and interpretations.
The student realizes music at a high professional level (technically and interpretatively masterful expression), expressing his/her own artistic concepts at the level of a developed musical personality.
The student possesses sophisticated craft skills in relation to repertoire, style, genre, etc.
The student masters healthy psychological habits, including concentration and relaxation techniques, associated with public performance of music.
The student demonstrates breadth and/or depth of expertise and demonstrates proficiency in a variety of styles and/or has a distinctive and individual expression in one particular style.
Mode of study
Prerequisites and co-requisites
In this semester, the teacher approaches the student as an expressive musical personality who has no apparent problems in playing the instrument. The student's own creativity, precise fingering technique, quality of tone and intonation are pushed ever higher with the aim of achieving perfect performance of as many pieces as possible, especially from the repertoire of international competitions. The inclination of some students to interpret works by contemporaries and use experimental instrumental technique is accepted. The course is based on the most demanding requirements for the student's preparation. Compositions are chosen to be as technically and interpretatively challenging as possible. In connection with the choice of repertoire, an interesting thesis topic is also often chosen, which would eruditely complement and develop existing knowledge of the field.
- Maximum development and improvement of the student's strengths, especially in the field of tonal culture and his/her own musicality
- The search for new interpretations of modern compositional language in relation to modern techniques of playing musical instruments
- Psychological issues of stage performance, concentration and relaxation
- Study of competition and concert repertoire
- Choosing the topic of the Master´s thesis
Recommended or required reading
Instructions for the selection of pieces, their rehearsal and performance will be specified by the teacher with regard to the individual abilities and talents of each student.
SCHMIDT, Eric. Etudes 4-5
SALZEDO, Carlos. Studies
Works for solo harp:
SANCAN, P. Variations
PARISH-ALVARS, Elias. Fantasia
FAURÉ, Gabriel. Impromptu
CHAYKOVSKY, Petr Ilyich. Seasons
BACH, Johann Sebastian. Partita, Suites
SCARLATTI, Domenico. Sonatas (selection slow and fast)
HAYDN, Joseph. Sonatas
CASELLA, Alfredo. Sonata 2nd - 3rd movement and others
SMETANA, Bedřich. Vltava
KRUMPHOLZ, Jan Křtitel. Concerto No. 3
GINASTERA, Alberto. Concerto for Harp, 2nd - 3rd movements
BOIELDIEU, Francois Adrien. Concerto for Harp, 2nd - 3rd movements
PARISH-ALVARS, Elias. Concertino
CASTELNUOVO TEDESCO, M. Concerto for Harp
Additional study literature will be specified by the instructor based on the student's talent, skills, and professional interest or the teacher's specialisation.
Assessment methods and criteria
Requirements for attestation: active participation in teaching, performance of an annual recital, participation in seminars as a performer, final examination before a committee of KSN teachers
Two etudes of different character
Two solo pieces of different styles (one in sonata form) from the prescribed repertoire
One concerto from the prescribed repertoire
Other requirements: minimum 80% attendance
Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Harp (Mg) - from 2022/23 (required main subject)