Alto Flute Playing 4

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
106AFL4 ZK 1 1T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

This course provides the student with all abiliities and knowledge needed for playing the alto flute. Students acquire a complete overview of alto flute issues. They acquire knowledge of playing on the instrument, in a general sense and potential applications of the alto flute. An emphasis is place on the gradual evening out of differences in playing quality of individual students. The less capable must achieve the level which secures a professional application with the alto flute. The literature of the course are the more challenging compositions for this instrument and with piano or chamber ensemble accompaniment. Solo, but mainly orchestra solo literature is studied.

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 provides the student with all abiliities and knowledge needed for playing the alto flute. Students acquire a complete overview of alto flute issues. They acquire knowledge of playing on the instrument, in a general sense and potential applications of the alto flute. An education methodology overview is supported by instruction. An emphasis is place on the gradual evening out of differences in playing quality of individual students. The less capable must achieve the level which secures a professional application with the alto flute. The literature of the course are the more challenging compositions for this instrument and with piano or chamber ensemble accompaniment. Solo, but mainly orchestra solo literature is studied. At the close of the course all issues of alto flute playing are reviewed. Also reviewed is the overview of orchestra solos and described using the widest selection of alto flute literature.

Recommended or required reading

Jean Francaix Suite pour Flute seule

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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.

Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

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