Music Theory - Special Problems 4
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Name of lecturer(s)
Jiří BEZDĚK, Miroslav PUDLÁK
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Lecture, supplementing basic presentation of music theory systems lectured in the course Misic Theory Systems, covering current selected topics, oriented on issues resolved by students in an assigned topic and linked to the current research and publishing activity of study instructors.
The course aim is to develop abilities and skills necessary for independent work in systems, analytical and synthetic music theory.
Mode of study
Lectures on selected music theory topics, supplemented by class discussions over various concept issues in literature, composition and peformance. Also possible are overlaps into other related disciplines (linguistics, acoustics, music psychology, etc.)
Students demonstrate, in discussions, a knowledge and overview of the presented issues. During the written exame the resolve a selected music theory issue, related to the presented topics.
Student working procedures (written material, text, graphs, music notation, etc.) are presented in music theory classes and opened for discussion. This may become the start and basis for the course, year's or diploma paper.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Prerequisites: completion of Music Theory - Special issues 3
Requirements: Music Theory - Systems 4
Independently selected topics from Music Theory - Systems.
Recommended or required reading
See study material for the „Music Theory - Systems“ course and other current material according to the selected topic.
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit is awarded based on: an oral exam over the lecture topics, knowledge of the literature employed in study, practical skills arising from the lecture topics. Grading reflects the quality of the demonstrated knowledge and skills as well as ability to independently argue in discussion.
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
Kancelář 4023 (HAMU-Tržiště 18
(Tržiště 18, Praha 1)
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Music Theory (Bc) (required main subject)