Orchestral Parts and Solos for Cello 4
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|105PVC4||ZK||1||1 exercise hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 15 to 20 hours of self-study||English, Czech||summer|
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Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student has mastered effective and professionally appropriate study, rehearsal and examination techniques.
The student has craft skills in relation to representative repertoire, various styles, etc.
The student recognizes, interprets, arranges, realizes, and/or memorizes musical material using musical notation and/or listening.
The student becomes aware of, reflects on and develops his/her own learning style and the skills and strategies necessary to do so.
Familiarity with well-known solos of orchestral literature.
Detailed study of selected orchestral parts that appear in orchestra auditions.
Practice of what is known as playing from the page.
Rapid orientation and mastery of the orchestral part from important information to detail.
Mode of study
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Orchestral Parts and Solos for Cello 4 is directly related to the course Playing in the Orchestra. The aim of the course is to prepare cello parts individually, especially in terms of bowing and fingering, and to develop quick orientation when playing from the page. Its focus broadens the student's spectrum of knowledge and skills to include those that condition his/her possible future employment as a soloist and orchestral player. Emphasis is placed on the flexibility of technical mastery of compositions in the shortest possible time and mastery of the manner of playing in a symphony orchestra, instrumental and interpretive mastery of works of the orchestral repertoire, and careful acceptance of the teacher's comments. This develops, over a longer period of time, the technique and quality of the performance of the piece, contributing to the quality of the student's presentation in the course Playing in the Orchestra.
- Orchestral parts and solos of the Romantic period and 20th century music.
- scores and orchestral parts of works of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern periods
- expressing the content and meaning of the interpreted work
- complementing and deepening instrumental skills acquired at the secondary school
Recommended or required reading
Instructions for the selection of compositions, their rehearsal and performance will be specified by the teacher, taking into account the individual abilities and talents of each student.
JANÁČEK, Leoš: Symphonietta
DVOŘÁK, Antonín: Slavonic Dances
ŠOSTAKOVIČ, Dmitry: Symphonies Nos. 5, 8, 15
STRAUSS, Richard: Don Juan
Additional literature will be specified by the instructor during the semester, taking into account the student's talents and individual skills and in accordance with the current repertoire of the course Playing in the Orchestra.
Assessment methods and criteria
Active participation in classes, playing selected repertoire in front of the teachers of the department. Other requirements: minimum 80% attendance.
No schedule has been prepared for this course