Alto Flute Playing 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
106AFL1 Z 1 1T Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Radomír PIVODA, Jiří VÁLEK

Name of lecturer(s)

Mario MESANY, Radomír PIVODA, Jiří VÁLEK

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The alto flute is an instrument in many music ensembles. This course gradually provides the student with all abiliities and knowledge needed for playing the alto flute. Students are divided according to their abilities. They are introduced to techniques in how to play the alto flute. Considering that the difference in students' ability to play the alto flute may be great an individual path of instruction is chosen. The view of why the student wants to play the alto flute is definitive for the method of the course. Students are introduced to the instrument and its potential. For those who are advanced in their alto flute playing, using easier etudes their issues in playing are defined and the most feasible manner of correction is sought.

Mode of study

contact instruction

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Instrument skills corresponding to the study year and student profile.

Course contents

The alto flute is found in many music ensembles. This instrument is extensively used in orchestras, as a solo instrument and other music genres. This course gradually provides students with all skills and knowledge needed in playing the alto flute. The students are divided according to their ability. They are introduced to techniques of how to properly play the alto flute. Considering the difference is student piccolo playing may be great an individual instructional path is chosen. Ih the individual approach and acceptance of various abilities a path is chosen so the less capable are quickly able to achieve a reasonable level of play. Also the reason the student wants to play the piccolo is definitive for the course methodology. Not all are interested in the solo track for alto flute. Many which to play the instrument for practical reasons which have many advantages in orchestra chair auditions. Students are introduced to For those not interested in playing in an orchestra there is still presented some individual orchestra parts but also solo literature and literature with piano or chamber orchestra accompaniment is prepared. Students are introduced to the instrument and its potential. For those who are more advanced in playing the alto flute, using easier etudes their playing issues are defined and the most feasible method of correction is sought.

Recommended or required reading

Ex: Jean Francaix Suite pour Flute seule one section

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment of instrument and orchestra playing. Fulfillment of the established repertoire. AKS certification. All concluded with the award of credit.

Course web page

http://www.hamu.cz/katedry/katedra-dechovych-nastroju

Note

Not established. Instructors use opportunities to observe students in their orchestras.

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans