Music History 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
108DHU2 ZK 4 2T Czech summer

Subject guarantor

Jaromír HAVLÍK

Name of lecturer(s)


Learning outcomes of the course unit

Presentation of the history of European music in the Classic, early and high Romantic.

Mode of study


Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of Music History 1. No other requirements.

Course contents

Required course for all music and music theory studies at HAMU. Instruction is 2 hours weekly in the Summer semester of the 1st year of Bachelor's study. Instruction is concluded an exam over the Winter lecture material (Music HIstory 1) and the Summer semester. Topics 1: Music of the high and late Classic. Topics 2: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven - monographic lectures. Topics 3. Czech Classic Music. Topics 4: Early and high Romance and New Romance.

Recommended or required reading

Smolka, Jaroslav a kolektiv: Dějiny hudby.- Praha, Togga 2001

Černušák, Gracián a kol.: Dějiny evropské hudby.- Praha 1964, 1972

Abraham, Gerald: Stručné dejiny hudby.- Bratislava 2003 (překlad z angl.)

Grout, Donald Jay - Palisca, Claude V.: A History of Western Music.? New York-London, W.W. Norton & Copany, 11960, 21973, 31980, 41988, 51996

Einstein, Alfred: Geschichte der Musik.- 1Leipzig 1917-18, poté řada dalších vydání

Bachtík, Josef: 19. století v hudbě. - Praha 1970

Dahlhaus, Carl: Die Musik des 19. Jahrhunderts. - Neue Handbuch der

Knepler, Georg: Musikgschichte des 19.Jahrhunderts.- 2 díly, Berlin 1961

Landon, Howard C. R.: The Symphonies of Joseph Haydn.- London 1955

Newman, William S.: The Sonata in the Classic Era.- Chapel Hill 1963

Němeček, Jan: Nástin české hudby 18. století.- Praha 1955

Volek, Tomislav - Jareš, Stanislav: Dějiny české hudby v obrazech.- Praha 1977.

A more detailed list of recommended study literature is on the HAMU Music History and Theory Dept. website.

Assessment methods and criteria

An exam at the end of the Summer semester on the lecture material from the Winter and Summer semesters. The conditions for being allowed to sit the exam is a reading of at least two of the recommended study material for the History of Music 1 and 2. The student in the exam presents their completed written abstract from at least one of the studied books.



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