Compositions Study 7

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186STS7 Z 2 2T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The instruction focus lies in comparative study and analysis of compositions within one period as well as crosswise through the history.

Mode of study

Demonstration using masterpiece scores.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Presumed knowledge of classical as well as most significant modern compositional procedures. Applicaiton of the knowledge obtained in the parallel subject Theory of Composition 5.

Students in the Master program of interpretation can choose this course as facultative.

Course contents

Instruction material originates in the assignments of individual students. Each student is required, at least once during the semester, to present a paper and participate in discussions on the papers of other students and others presented by the instructor.

Recommended or required reading

de Leeuw, Ton. Music of the twentieth century: a study of its elements and structure. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press , 2005.

DeLio, Thomas, Saunders Smith, Stuart. Twentieth-Century Music Scores. Englewood Cliffs,

NY: Prentice Hall, 1989.

Engaging music : essays in music analysis. Ed. Stein, D. Oxford University Press, 2005.

Janeček, Karel. Tektonika. Praha : Supraphon, 1968.

Kofroň, Petr: Třináct analýz - HaH Jinočany, 1993.

Kohoutek, Ctirad. Novodobé skladebné směry v hudbě. Praha : SHV, 1965.

Kostka, Stefan. Materials and techniques of twentieth-century music. New Jersey : Prentice Hall, c2006.

Lester, Joel. Analytic approaches to twentieth-century music. New York: W.W. Norton, 1989.

London, J. Hearing in Time : Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.

Loudová, Ivana. Moderní notace a její interpretace, Praha : Nakladatelství AMU, 1998.

Nové cesty hudby I. Praha : SHV, 1964.

Nové cesty hudby II. Praha-Bratislava : Supraphon, 1970.

Orchestrace jako proces (kolektiv autorů – katedra skladby HAMU)

Parsch, Arnošt, Piňos, Alois, Šťastný, Jaroslav: Náhoda, princip, systém, řád. Brno: JAMU, 2005.

Risinger, Karel. Hierarchie hudebních celků v novodobé evropské hudbě. Praha : Panton, 1969.

Simms, Bryan R. Music of the twentieth century : an anthology. Vydáno: New Jersey : Schirmer , 1986

-------------------- Music of the twentieth century : style and structure. New Jersey : Schirmer , 1996

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

Scores and recordings of the studied compositions.

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:

room 2057
Učebna 2057

(Lichenštejnský palác)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Thu 13:40–15:10 Iva OPLIŠTILOVÁ Učebna 2057
Lichenštejnský palác

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans