Double Reed Production (Bassoon) 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
106VSF1 Z 1 1T Czech winter

Subject guarantor

František HERMAN, Jiří SEIDL

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Teaching students the skills to analyse construction material (wood), know various modification technologies and protection and storage of the final product (reeds, double-reeds)

Mode of study

Presenting experience in the production of double-reeds and reed adjustment.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

This course provides students education practice skills needed for adjusting or producing bassoon reeds. The structure of wood in regards to tone is explained. The production of reeds of various strengths, sounds, life-span and use for all needs and other bassoon playing aspects are taught.

Recommended or required reading

Presentation of experience in making double-reeds and adjusting reeds.

Assessment methods and criteria

Reed production correspondes to the playing disposition of each bassoon player and considers the interpretation ideas in aspects of sound, color, dynamics and expression.

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