Composition Technique Fundamentals 10

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186ZST0 ZK 1 1T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Exercises with the aim to expand, improve and develop composition skills in working with music.

Mode of study

Development of harmonic and counterpoint tasks, one's own composition.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Knowledge of harmony, counterpoint, intonation and form at the conservatory level.

Course contents

Exercises of the composition techniques in vocal and instrumental polyphonic, modal and tonal harmony, tonally expanded harmony, working with pitches in dodecaphony, serial and multiserial methods, modern modality, application of traditional and moder meter-rhythm principles, working with polyrhythms, polymeters and multimeters, creating tectonic structures according to assignment and individual level of maturity - in connection with the topics of the main study course; Music Theory - Classification.

Recommended or required reading

Janeček, Karel: Melodika. SNKLHU, Praha 1956.

Janeček, Karel: Harmonie rozborem. SHV Praha l963.

Janeček, Karel: Tektonika. Supraphon, Praha 1968.

Janeček, Karel: Smetanova komorní hudba. Dílo a život Bedřicha Smetany. Supraphon, Praha 1978.

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

Risinger, Karel: Nauka o hudební tektonice XX. století. AMU, Praha.

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

Tichý, Vladimír: Harmonicky myslet a slyšet. HAMU, Praha 1996.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on participation in exercises, fulfilling the assigned tasks, development and submission of the semester paper.

Overall grading is comprised of 70% for participation in exercises and 30% for the semester paper.



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