Music Theory Seminar 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
186SHT2 Z 2 2T Czech summer

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Name of lecturer(s)

Jiří BEZDĚK, Vlastislav MATOUŠEK

Learning outcomes of the course unit

This course is intended for music theory bachelor, masters and doctoral study students. The basic content is a presentation of the results of the students' independent work in music theory (they present a topic in music theory classification, analytic and synthetic music theory, focused on composition and performance theories.

The study aim is to train independent work in music theory, to support innovation in formulation and resolution of music theory issues, development of qualified skills and arguments laid out in discussion.

Mode of study

Presentation of papers on selected music theory issues. Moderated discussions in which all class members take part. All music theory bachelor, master's and doctoral students take turns presenting.

Guests also present during the course - instructors and doctoral candidates from related workplaces in academies and universities.

Each presentation and discussion is then assessed by the group in detail.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Prerequisites: completion of Music Theory 1

Requirements: Music Theory - Classification 2

The aforementioned requirement is not requested if the student selects the Music Theory 2 coures in their study plan as an elective.

Course contents

Course syllabus is given by the registered topics of individual referent students:

After each class presentation is a discussion.

Recommended or required reading

See study material for „Music Theory - Systems“ and other according to the topic selected.

Assessment methods and criteria

Class attendance and participation in class discussion is required. Once per semester, a paper presentation on a selected or assigned topic.

Credit is awarded based on: Class participation, completion and presentation of a paper,participation in class discussions.


This course supplements Music Theory - Systems lecture.

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)

Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 15:20–16:50 Jiří BEZDĚK
Vlastislav MATOUŠEK
Učebna 2017
Lichenštejnský palác

The subject is a part of the following study plans