History and Music Theory 1

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107DTH1 credit 3 Czech winter

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The presentation focuses on ancient music culture to early multi-voice medieval music and selected characteristic style of ars nova.

  1. Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China
  2. Ancient Greece and Rome
  3. Music from the early Medieval to ars nova.

Learning outcomes

To acquire a basic overview of the development of music and it particulars and main potential of notation and function in society to the ars nova period. To recognize in recorded music some pivotal periods.

Prerequisites and other requirements

No requirements.


Gerald Abraham: Stručné dejiny hudby, Hudobné centrum Bratislava 2003

Václav Holzknecht: Kniha o hudbě, Orbis Praha 1964

Naďa Hrčková : Dějiny hudby I

Miloš Navrátil: Dějiny hudby, Votobia Praha 2003

Michels Ulrich: Encyklopedický atlas hudby, NLN 2000

Bohuslav Vítek: Přehled dějin hudby (Faktografický souhrn), 1994

Evaluation methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on attendance and completion of the course paper.



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