Orchestral Parts and Solos for Trombone 4

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
106PPO4 ZK 1 1T Czech summer

Subject guarantor

Name of lecturer(s)

Lukáš MOŤKA

Learning outcomes of the course unit

This course provides students with an awareness of orchestral literature and practices the most important solos the orchestra musician may encounter. In all the courses, all composers and their important solos for the trombone are gradually introduced. This course works with orchestral studies, both domestic and international editions and specialized Czech orchestra parts (ČF, FOK, SOČR, ND).

Mode of study

contact instruction

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Instrument skills at the level corresponding to the study year and student profile.

Course contents

This course provides students with an awareness of orchestral literature and practices the most important solos which the orchestral musician can encounter. In this course parts from world symphonic and opera compositions are practiced - G. Verdi, H. Berlioz, F. Liszt, R. Wagner, C. Franck, A. Bruckner. The New Romance orchestra, that is the massive sound, color and playing concept is different from the classic orchestral sound. In this course Beethoven's Brahms and Mozart's intepretations and the interpretation of compositions from the New Romance and Late Romance are taught The course explains what is particular to orchestra playing but also places demands on the musician. Principles regarding intonation for different instruments is taught. This course clarifies principles of tuning with various instruments. This course clarifies comparative principles of playing in the trombone section or in other instrument sections. Color intonation, a type of color tuning, is an important aspect of orchestra playing. Playing dynamics in an orchestra has a different nature. For example, solos must be played one dynamic marking stronger than is written, etc. The difference in playing in symphony and opera orchestras is defined and practiced. This course introduces sound samples of various interpretations of the same composition; the approach of the same conductor with various orchestras or the same orchestra with various conductors.

Recommended or required reading

Fundamental symphony repertoire of the Romantic II.

Assessment methods and criteria

Evaluation of instrument and orchestra playing, completion of the established repertoire, AKS verification, all concluded with the 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:

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The subject is a part of the following study plans