Course: Introduction to Music Theory

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Course title Introduction to Music Theory
Course code KPV/ZHVKE
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Prokeš Zbyněk, PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The system for note-writing, scale of notation, accords and distances, forming music and music sense. Basic of song harmonic acompaniment, music terminology and ability to use gained pieces of knowledge in context of concrete music material- the song.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Practicum
  • Class attendance - 4 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 46 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The system for note-writing, scale of notation, accords and distances, forming music and music sense. Basic of song harmonic acompaniment, music terminology and ability to use gained pieces of knowledge in context of concrete music material- the song.
Theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field.
Prerequisites
General orientation in the subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student's performance analysis, Practical demonstration of acquired skills, Presentation of artistic and creative activities

The knowledge of basic music terminology, general orientation in the topic.
Recommended literature
  • CMÍRAL, A. Základní pojmy hudební. Praha: SHV, 1965.
  • DOLINSKÝ, A. Hudební nauka II.. Praha: Supraphon, 1980.
  • DOLINSKÝ, A. Hudební nauka I.. Praha: Supraphon, 1976.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Education in Leisure Time (20) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -