Course: Choral Conducting I.

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Course title Choral Conducting I.
Course code KHV/DRSZ1
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Gadžijeva Elvira, Mgr.
Course content
1. Introduction into problems, literature, requirements 2. Choirs types, voice diagnostics, classification into voice groups 3. Basic bar scheme, notice, conclusions 4. Unusualness of six time conducting 5. Conducting of subordinate time by all bars 6. Bars and time combination, half-closing 7. Caesura, two types of holds 8. Compositions conducting that start on other than first time (Czech national anthem) 9. - 10. Methodical process for practice of polyphony (Anthology of choir singing) 11. Canons and imitation - basics of polyphony on examples 12. - 14. Practical training in relation to studied curriculum (Anthology of choir singing)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills training
Learning outcomes
A comprehensive discipline is closely linked to intonation, perceptual analysis, history of music and aesthetics. Deals with techniques of conducting and is aimed at a development of appropriate abilities of children choir's leader.
Student will gain theoretical and practical basics to lead children or student choir.
Prerequisites
The graduated subject HLVZ6 a HNZ5

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Student is supposed to prepare and realize preparation for singing - within chromatic procedure student follows practicing on instrument. He applies methodical principles within choral pieces practicing. He conducts and sings Czech national anthem. He demonstrates knowledge of mastered bar scheme on chosen illustration.
Recommended literature
  • Antologie skladeb pro účely sborového zpěvu (doc. J. Fuchs), doplněná skladbami všech stylových období od renesanční polyfonie po různé moderní směry 20. století..


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching to play an instrument or singing for high and basic art schools (Master degree) (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher traning in music for basic schools, high schools and basic artistic schools (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher traning in music for basic schools, high schools and basic artistic schools (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching to play an instrument or singing for high and basic art schools (Master degree) (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter