Folk Dance Seminar (Choreography) 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107SLT2 Z 2 1T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

This course is linked to the Seminar of Folkdance for Choreography 1. In the second semester more space is given for student individual work.

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Course contents

The main content of the second semester of the course is the independent choreographic work of the students. The task is to create a short choreography on a selected music basis which must come from an inspiration in folklore. This is a partitura from serious or popular music (ex: Leoš Janáček: Sinfonietta, compositions by the group Čechomor, etc.). The work proceeds in the following steps"

selection of music basis, its study and analysis;

style definition of the music basis and selection of movement material which corresponds to the music inspiration source;

creation of a movement motifs, choreography spatial treatment;

stylization of the selected folkdance elements in tune with the music basis style;

overal choreography idea;

creation of contrasting choreography sequences without us of folkdance movement material, discussions over style changes in both choreography versions.

Recommended or required reading

Nosál´Štefan: Choreografia ludového tanca, Bratislava 1991.

Alena Skálová - fenomén choreografie, Praha 2006.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on activity in class.


In the 2010/2011 academic year this course is not scheduled.

Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans