Double-bassoon Playing 4

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
106KFG4 ZK 1 1T Czech summer

Subject guarantor

František HERMAN, Jan HUDEČEK, Jiří SEIDL

Name of lecturer(s)

František HERMAN, Jan HUDEČEK, Jiří SEIDL

Learning outcomes of the course unit

This course provides the student with all skills and knowledge needed in Double Bassoon playing. Students acquire a complete overview of Double Bassoon issues. They gain knowledge about playing the instrument from a general view to potential Double Bassoon applications. An emphasis is placed on a gradual comparison of the differences in the playing quality of individual students. The lesser proficient must be put at the level which guarantees professional application. Course literature starts with more challenging compositions for this instrument with piano or orchestra accompaniment or another chamber group. Solo, but particularly orchestral solo literature is studied.

Mode of study

On-going participation of students in auditions for symphonic and opera orchestras.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Instrument skills corresponding to the student study year and profile.

Course contents

The Double Bassoon is an instrument present in many music ensembles. Students acquire a complete overview of Double Bassoon issues. They gain knowledge about playing the instrument from a general view to potential Double Bassoon applications. An emphasis is placed on a gradual comparison of the differences in the playing quality of individual students. The lesser proficient must be put at the level which guarantees professional application. As well their pedagogic-method view is supported by instruction. Course literature starts with more challenging compositions for this instrument with piano or orchestra accompaniment or another chamber group. Solo, but particularly orchestral solo literature is studied. A the close of the course all playing issues and an overview of orchestral solos are reviewed. A description is given of the widest selection of Double Bassoon literature.

Recommended or required reading

F. Herman Orchestrální party 2

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment of instrumental and orchestral specifics of playing, fulfilling establish repertoire range, review in AKS, concluded with award of credit.

Course web page

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

Note

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

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