Music and word

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
186HAS2 Z 1 2T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

  1. To acquaint students with the basics of vocal education, artistic presentation and stage speech for music theorists.
  2. Introduce listeners to work with text in a musical context
  3. To make the students aware of the principles of public speech and their realization

Mode of study

lecturing, practical demonstrations, controlled dialogue, discussion

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Graduation of Music and Word 1

Course contents

The subject of Music and Word 2 is based primarily on mastering the basics of speaking in public

Elements of vocal education, rhetoric, artistic presentation and stage speech for music theorists

  1. Introduction to the Problem:

Speech development, its meaning and function, physiological speech production, voice hygiene

+ brief diagnosis of participants (free verbal speech)

  1. Working with text:

Principles of sound writing, practical exercises - loud reading, recitation

(if necessary, recommendations for breathing and voice exercises)

  1. Principles of artistic rendition and stage speech and their development;

training of a text template, which will later work with music as well

  1. A lesson on syncretic word and music joining, tracking acoustic differences

parameters of both bands in the selected musical text (reading)

Work at the piano (live co-op for 4 lessons or recording)

  1. Working with text in a musical context:

comparing the interpretative possibilities of the same text without music and in a musical form;

syllabus of the Czech sentence and phrasing, normative pronunciation

  1. Metro-rhythmic parameters of speech in relation to content and emotional

the charge of communication (practice of text with music even without music)

  1. Spatial-acoustic parameters of verbal expression:

adapting the speech to the given space and the level of „sound levels“

  1. Verbal and nonverbal communication in conjunction with music

preparation of own output - transfer of attention also to nonverbal component of speech

Working in front of the camera (guest-lector with camera for 2 lessons: 10 and 11)

  1. Preparation of the public speech and its voice implementation;

recommending further education opportunities in this area

  1. Speaking before the camera:

Non-verbal communication and its use in a given profession

  1. Performance analysis in front of the camera (individual diagnostics), analysis

the advantages and shortcomings of the musical and musical dispositions of the trainees,

or other recommended breathing, voice and articulation exercises

  1. Output of the individual trainees
  2. Summary, discussion, types for further continuous self-education

Recommended or required reading

required reading:

Havelková L.: Cvičné texty pro výuku mluveného projevu (AMU 1980)

Hůrková – Novotná J., Makovičková H.: Základy jevištní mluvy 1 a 2, Praha: SPN, 1984 a 1986

Špačková Alena: Tréning techniky řeči.(Naučte se mluvit barevně). Praha, Grada Publishing 2015

recommended reading:

Čunderle, M., Slavíková, E. (Ed.) Řeč, mluva, hlas. Praha: Ústav pro výzkum a studium

autorského herectví DAMU, 2006

Halada, Vladimír. Technika jevištní řeči. Praha: Orbis, 1961

Hraše, Jiří a Hůrková, Jiřina (eds.). Téma: Promluva. Praha: Akropolis 2006.

Justl Vladimír (ed.) Kniha o uměleckém přednesu. Praha: Orbis, 1956.

Justl Vladimír (ed.) Slyšet se navzájem. Praha: Orbis, 1966.

Karešová, A. Kultura řeči. Mluvní orgány a jejich funkce. Praha: SPN 1970.

Lotko, E.: Kapitoly ze současné rétoriky. Olomouc 1997

Lukavský, R.: Kultura mluveného slova, Akademie múzických umění, Praha 2000

Válková, L., Vyskočilová, E. Hlas individuality. Psychosomatické pojetí hlasové výchovy. Praha: AMU, 2005.

Assessment methods and criteria

activities on lectures and exercises

seminar performances

costly presentation

Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans