History of Music 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
308DH1 Z 1 2T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The aim is to introduce students to the historical development of European music and basic music theory.

Mode of study

Presentation of factual data for discussing the topic, listening to and analysis of music and possibly, AV examples. Discussions.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

General cultural overview at the level required for acceptance with an emphasis on the area of music.

Course contents

The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the history of European music and the basics of music theory. The lecturers are accompanied by music samples of the individual music styles discussed. Students should be able to orient themselves in elementary music terminology, identify the music periods in which individual compositions originated, understand the techniques of composition and musical forms.

Recommended or required reading

Kouba, J. : ABC hudebních slohů

Zenkl, L. ABC hudebních forem

CD-ROM - B. Smetana: Vltava (KZT)

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on:

  1. Activity in lectures
  2. Completion of the final test.

Further information

This course is an elective for all AMU students

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

room 318
Room No. 318

(Lažanský palác)
(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 14:50–16:25 Pavel KOPECKÝ Room No. 318
Lažanský palác
lecture parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans