Organology 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
186ORG2 ZK 2 2T Czech summer

Subject guarantor

Jaromír HAVLÍK

Name of lecturer(s)

Jaromír HAVLÍK

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Expanding awareness in Organology in continuity with the course Organology 1. A gradual presentation of individual groups of musical instruments according to Organology classification.

Mode of study


Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of Organology 1. No further requirements.

Course contents

A required course for Music Theory study. Two hours per week in the Summer semester in the first year of Master's study. The course is concluded with an exam over the lecture material in the Winter and Summer semester (Organology 1). Series 1: Presentation of individual groups of musical instruments according to organological classification. European Instrumentalist. Series 2: Selected items of instrumentalists outside of European ethnic music culture. Series 3: Electophones. Lectures are supplemented with audio and video examples.

Recommended or required reading

Agricola, Martin: Musica instrumentalis deudsch. (Wittenberg 1529, 41545, nově vyd. R. Eitner in Publikationen der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung XXIV, sv.20, Leipzig 1896)

Buchner, Alexandr: Něco o archeoorganologii. in: Hudební nástroje 1979, č.2

Buonanni, Filippo: Cabinetto armonico (Roma 1722 2)Roma 1723, angl. překlad vyd.

F.L. Harrison a J. Rimmer jako „The Showcase of Musical Instruments“, NYC 1960)

Čížek, Bohuslav: Hudební nástroje evropské hudební kultury. Praha 2002

Farmer, Henry George: Studies in Oriental Musical Instruments. 2 svazky, London 1931, Glasgow 1939

Fischer, H: Schallgeräte in Ozeanien (in: Sammlung musikwisenschaftlicher Abhandlungen XXXVI, Strasbourg - Baden-Baden 1958)

Forró, Daniel: 100 let elektroakustických hudebních nástrojů. in: Hudba na hranici (sborník), České Budějovice, Jihočeská univerzita 2001, s. 96-119

The New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments. Ed. Stanley Sadie. 3 svazky, London etc., Macmillan Press Ltd. 1984

Havlík, Jaromír: Úvod do organologie. (Textbook in preparation and available from the author, not for loan)

Jiránek, J.E. - Hejzlar, Tomáš: Světem hudebních nástrojů. Praha 1979

Keller, Jindřich : Sólo pro dva mistry. Praha 1982

Kirby, Percival Robson: The Musical Instruments of the Native Races of South Africa Oxford-London 1934, 2Johannesburg 1953

Kunz, Ludvík: Die Volksmusikinstrumente der Tschechoslowakei I. Leipzig 1974

Mahillon, Victor Charles : Catalogue descriptif et analytique du Musée instrumental du Conservatoire royal de musique de Bruxeles. 5 svazků, Gent 1880-1922 (1. svazek,1880 is important)

Marcel-Dubois, Claudie: Les instruments de musique de l'Inde ancienne. Paris 1941

Mersenne, Marin: Harmonie universelle. Paris 1636, faksimile vyd. Fr. Lesure, 3 svazky Paris 1963

Praetorius, Michael: Syntagma musicum II. De organographia (Wolfenbüttel 1618-19, faksimile vyd. W. Gurlitt, Kassel 1958-59 /in Documenta musicologica I/14,15,21

Stockmann, Erich: Towards a History of European Folk Music Instruments. in: Studia musicologica VII, 1956

Virdung, Sebastian: Musica getutscht. Basel 1511, nově vyd. R. Eitner in Publikationen der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung X., sv. 11, Berlin 1882, faksimile vyd. L. Schrade, Kassel 1931, nově vyd. J.H. van der Meer, Amsterdam 1973

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam over the lecture material from the Winter (Organology 1) and Summer semesters.



Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

room 2017
Učebna 2017

(Lichenštejnský palác)
(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Tue 17:00–18:30 Jaromír HAVLÍK Učebna 2017
Lichenštejnský palác
lecture parallel1

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