Flute Playing 10

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
106FLE0 Z 17 2T Czech summer

Subject guarantor

Radomír PIVODA

Name of lecturer(s)

Mario MESANY, Radomír PIVODA, Jiří VÁLEK

Learning outcomes of the course unit

In this final course all principles are reviewed regarding playing the flute. The student must be able to identify all attributes and be able to explain them. These cover, primarily, fingering technique, breathing exercises, tone quality and itonation. Emphasis is place on interpretation knowledge in non-traditional techniques and forms. The student demonstrates their musicality and personality with compositions arranged in the study.

  1. Summary of all student knowledge and skills
  2. Compositions - Reinecke, Francaix, Haendal, Haydn, Penderecky, Jolivet, and international competition repertoire.

Mode of study

Individual contact instruction

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

In this final course all attributes which are part of Flute playing are reviewed. The student learns to formulate issues in playing the instrument. They learn to resolve all possible combinations of issues which can be encountered in performance. The student is guided so that in their instruction track they will be able to analyse situations and draw appropriate conclusions. The student is guided to an understanding of concert dramaturygy and the psychological aspects of solo performance. The student must be able to describe all attributes and explain them alone. In compositions performed, they demostrate, first of all, their musical sense and their personality. They are prepared for an independent career. Their views are compared with those of the professor and are directed to a correct or possible standard. The course continues with the student as an exceptional musical talent, who has no apparent issues in playing the instrument. The have a high level of technique and tone quality, intonation and performance skills. These are requirements to withstand competition in the soloist, chamber or orchestra music fields. The course continues the set path from the previous course and mainly one's own creative activity, very good flute technique, tone quality, intonation demanded by the „perfect form.“ For these requirements compositions from fundamental flute literature and all others which are acceptable for stage may be used; ex: Reinecke, Francaix, Haendl, Haydn, Penderecky, Jolivet, and those of the 21st century and the present.

Recommended or required reading

Karl Reinecke Sonáta Undine

Jean Francaix Suite pour Flute seule

G. F. Händel Kammersonate Nr. 2

Joseph Haydn Koncert D dur

Krzystov Penderecky Koncert

Andre Jolivet Chant de Linos

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment of instrument and orchestra playing. Fulfillment of the established repertoire. State master's exam.

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Instructors manage the alternation of individual orchestra parts according to composer notes.

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The subject is a part of the following study plans