Compositions Study 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
186STS2 ZK 3 2T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The instruction focus lies in the study and analysis of selected compositions up to extended tonality. Focus on reading orchestral scores.

Mode of study

Demonstration using masterpiece scores.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic score-reading skills.

Course contents

A description of the instruction material originates in the course assignments of individual students. Each student is obligated, during the semester, to at least once present a paper and participate in discussions about the papers of other students. At the end of the year each student submits a course paper documenting in written form the results of their analysis.

Recommended or required reading

Burkhart, Charles. Anthology for musical analysis. New York : Schirmer , c2012.

Filip, M. Vývinové zákonitosti klasickej harmónie. Bratislava: SHV.

Hůla, Zdeněk. Nauka o kontrapunktu. Praha : Editio Supraphon, 1985.

Janeček, Karel. Melodika. Praha : SNKLHU, 1956.

----------------- Hudební formy. Praha : SNKLHU, 1955.

----------------- Tektonika. Praha : Supraphon, 1968.

Laitz, Steven G. The Complete Musician: An Integrated Approach to Tonal Theory, Analysis, and Listening. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.


LaRue, Jan. Guidelines for style analysis : expanded second edition with models for style analysis, a companion text. Michigan : Harmonie Park Press , c2011.

Owen, Harold. Modal and tonal counterpoint : from Josquin to Stravinsky. New York : Schirmer , c1992.

Rosen, Charles. Sonata Forms. New York-London: W.W.Norton, 1988. ISBN 0-393-30219-9

Thakar, Markand. Kontrapunkt : základy hudební interpretace. Praha : NAMU, 2012.

Tichý, Vladimír. Úvod do studia hudební kinetiky. Praha : HAMU, 1994.

Štědroň, Miloš. Základy polymelodiky (12 analýz). Brno, Masarykova univerzita, 1993.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on participation in class, development and presentation of a semester paper which is presented in class.

Overall grading is comprised of 60% for class participation and 40% for the paper presentation.



Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

room 2057
Učebna 2057

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Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 12:00–13:30 Jiří BEZDĚK Učebna 2057
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