History and Music Theory 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107DTH2 ZK 3 2 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 29 to 39 hours of self-study Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

To acquire a basic overview of the development of music and it particulars and main potential of notation and function in society in the Renaissance, Baroque and Classic periods. To recognize in recorded music some pivotal periods, possibly composers in typically repeated examples.

Mode of study

Instructor presentations, listening to key examples.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No requirements.

Course contents

Students are introduced to the development of European music from the Renaissance to the Classic.

  1. Renaissance: a) Five generations of the French-Walloon polyphonic schools

b) Palestrina, Lasso

  1. Baroque: a) opera

b) Instrumental music

c) Monteverdi

d) The French style

e) Bach, Haendel

  1. Classic a) early Classic

b) high Classic (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven)

Recommended or required reading

Gerald Abraham: Stručné dejiny hudby, Hudobné centrum Bratislava 2003

Václav Holzknecht: Kniha o hudbě, Orbis Praha 1964

Naďa Hrčková : Dějiny hudby II, Ikar Praha 2005

Miloš Navrátil: Dějiny hudby, Votobia Praha 2003

Michels Ulrich: Encyklopedický atlas hudby, NLN 2000

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

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on attendance, completion of the course paper and successfull performance in the oral exam.



Further information

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