Course: Choral Conducting II.

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Course title Choral Conducting II.
Course code KHV/DRSZ2
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
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 discipline, voice diagnostics 2. Voice categories, use of spoken voice 3. - 5. Voice domain in dramatic production - illustrations from recording 6. Bel canto as foundation for vocal pedagogy 7. Gluck´s reform, Mozart, basics of music drama 8. - 9. Wagner´s reform and its impact on music pedagogy. Verdi, Puccini 10. Evolution of German pedagogy after Wagner´s reform. New ways in work of F. Schmitt - Müller - Brunow, P. Bruns, S. Garcó, W. Reineck 11. Responses of New-German pedagogy in Czech pedagogical art and pedagogy 12. National music school 13. Choir voice education 14. Voice difficulties and disorders, teachers voice problems, foniatry examination

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills training
Learning outcomes
The course follows with the matter discussed in the previous semester and is focused to analyzing of vocal scores of different musical styles. It deals also with history of choral singing, as well as theory and methodics of voice education. The course further trains the ability of choir conducting.
Student uses and works with many-sided information about voice, he uses correct function of voice. He actively prevents from professional voice problems. He compares and explains evolution of vocal pedagogy.
Prerequisites
The graduated subject DRSZ1
KHV/DRSZ1

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

He demonstrates voice categories and voice domains on practical examples. He actively participates on practice of choir voice education.
Recommended literature
  • Hilmera, O.:. Cesta sbormistrova.
  • Lýsek, F.:. Dětský pěvecký sbor.
  • Valový, E.:. Sborový zpěv v Čechách a na Moravě.


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: Summer
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: Summer
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: Summer
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: Summer