Methodology of Folk Dance 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107MEL1 Z 4 1+1/T Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Marie FRIČOVÁ

Name of lecturer(s)

Marie FRIČOVÁ

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course aim is to prepare future instructors in methods and practices for the professional instruction of this course.

Mode of study

Creation of simple variations for lower study years in dance studies. Curriculm for ZUŠ, dance studies and folk dance courses.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Active participation in Folkdance technique. No other knowledge requirements.

Course contents

Instruction in basic steps: Students learn simple instruction of basic steps such as; stroll, run, polka steps, hops and double-hops, Mazurka, Sousedska. They learn individual instruction procedures for those steps, their basic movement structure by which they come to the final step form.

Barre exercises: Arm work, springs, semi-squats, squats, smal slides cutting steps, taps, base steps.

Movement in a space: walks (swinging, smooth, shaking) with stamps and claps, hops and double hops with stamps and claps, slide steps, Mazurka (in three steps, in two steps) and rhythmic preparation for triple steps, polka steps (smooth, jump, shake), two-reel, Sousedska (slapping, smooth, slide), two-step, two-half steps. Steps are covered in a methodical order: straight, in turns, in spins, forward, back, to the side, first individually, then in pairs, then in groups.

Dance repertoire: Primarily children's games and dances are covered. Students are familiarized with the reading and reconstruction of dances from notation in collections.Older collections have their own distinctive manner of dance description. Collectors described dances without a knowledge of dance terminology and many must records must be carefully deciphered which not always easy.

Dances: Čížeček, Helička, Pletený, Školácká, Račí minet, Zahradník, Polonéz český, Koštětový.

Recommended or required reading

Vycpálek, Josef: České tance, Praha 1921

Seidl, Jan; Špičák, Josef: Zahrajte mi do kola Praha 1945

Bonuš, František: Tance, písně a hudba Plzeňského kraje, Praha 1955

Kos, Bohumil: Lidové tance ve školní tělesné výchově, SPN Praha 1983

Velínská, Eva: Lidové tance, Praha 1999

Plicka, Karel; Volf, František; Svolinský Karel: Český rok (jaro, léto, podzim, zima), Praha 1947 ? 1960

Binderová, Eva: České lidové tance pro I.-VIII. roč. hudební a taneční školy,

Hájková, Táňa: Lidové hry a tance pro mládež, Mladá Fronta-Praha1952

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment of work in class. Analysis of assigned variations.

Note

None

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
room H2041
white studio

(Hartigovský palác)
FRIČOVÁ M.
12:30–14:00
(parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Fri 12:30–14:00 Marie FRIČOVÁ white studio
Hartigovský palác
parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans