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|105HARF9||Z||12||2 exercise hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 279 to 339 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 develops, presents and implements artistic programs that are coherent and appropriate for a variety of contexts.
The student understands in depth the role of the musician in contemporary society, exploring, engaging with and reflecting on specific relevant professional working environments and contexts.
The student performs 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 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
The main focus of the course is the preparation of the graduate concert. The student is guided to independently prepare the dramaturgy of the concert, including a unifying idea linking the whole programme. Regular consultations concerning the preparation of the Master's thesis also take place in the course Preparation of Master's Thesis.
At the same time, the student learns to name all the attributes of playing (principles of correct finger technique, tonal culture, etc.) on the harp, to analyse them, to be able to explain and independently solve possible combinations of problems that may arise in performance practice. The student is guided to understand the psychological aspects of the solo performer's activity. The student acquires further knowledge in the field of interpretation not only of traditional but also of modern or non-traditional techniques and forms.
- Dramaturgical preparation of the graduation concert
- Study of compositions for the graduation concert
- Analysis of the attributes of harp playing
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.
The graduation concert should be composed of pieces from different stylistic periods - Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionist and Contemporary music or with a focus on a particular theme (dances, fantasias, sonatas, etc.) The programme may include a maximum of 2 short chamber pieces for a total of 15 minutes, where the harp does not function solely as an accompaniment instrument.
Works for solo harp:
BERIO, Luciano. Sequenza
GODEFROID, Felix. Venetian Carnival
SMETANA, Bedřich. Vltava
CHOPIN, Fryderyk. Fanasie-Impromptu
CHAYKOVSKY, Petr Ilyich. Seasons
BACH, Johann Sebastian. Partita, Suites
SCARLATTI, Domenico. Sonatas (selection slow and fast)
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus. Piano Sonatas
SALZEDO, Carlos. Ballade, Op. 28
KRUMPHOLZ, Jan Křtitel. Concerto No. 4
RODRIGO, Joaquín. Concerto Serenata for harp 1st movement
ZABEL, Albert. Concerto for Harp 1st movement
RENIÉ, Henriette. Concerto for Harp 1st movement
PARISH-ALVARS, Elias. Concerto for Harp 1st movement and more
Additional study literature will be specified by the instructor based on the student's talents, skills, and professional interest, or the teacher's specialisation.
Assessment methods and criteria
Requirements for the award of credit examination: active participation in the lessons, playing the compositions chosen for the graduate concert in the form of a performance at a seminar and the ability to defend their interpretative views and solutions in discussion with classmates and teachers
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)