Course: Music and Society I

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Course title Music and Society I
Course code KHV/HAS1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
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)
  • Voříšek Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Horyna Martin, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Following plan is only general plan. The concrete one may vary from lecture to lecture. 1. Christianity of transalpine areas and origin of secondary layer of chorale 2. Music life in monastic communities within Middle Ages 3. Troubadours, trouveres and their position in society in Middle Ages 4. Educational music education between Middle Ages and period of humanism 5. G. Dufay and numeral symbolism of moteto Nuper rosarum flores and Supremum est mortalibus within context of period events 6. Literary brotherhood and Czech music culture of 16th century 7. Score print Nototisk - means of commercialization or music democratization 8. Music theatre in quad and civic culture within Baroque 9. "Hits of long Middle Ages " - ways of popular melody across Europe 10. From sacred concert to temple cantata (Schütz, Buxtehude, J. S. Bach) 11. Impact of reform of Joseph II. on music culture of Czech country 12. Breathing harmony and its function in culture of 18th century 13. Public concert as a new musically sociological phenomenon of 18th century 14. Musical Sturm und Drang in 18th century

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Demonstration
Learning outcomes
Course enlarges knowledge from general overview of music history about wider historical-sociological view. It is not only a cycle of connecting lectures in chronological sequence but it is rather particular probe into music history. Its aim is to introduce ways how the musicalness presents in different historical and social conditions and diversity in attitudes that leads music historiography to cope with its questions. Within the semester the lectures focused particularly on musical events until the end of 18th century.
Ability to perceive music as a specific culturally-sociological phenomenon.
Prerequisites
Knowledge of the most important evolution tendencies and personalities of classical European music (at the level of subjects Music history I-III

Assessment methods and criteria
Test

Students get credit for completing seminar work in which they prove ability to work alone with appropriate historiographical theme and work adequately with secondary literature and music material.
Recommended literature
  • BLUME, Friedrich; FINSCHER, Ludwig (ed.).:. Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart. Kassel-Stuttgart: Bärenreiter-Metzler, 1994-2004.
  • BUKOFZER, Manfred F.:. Hudba v období baroka, Bratislava. Opus 1986.
  • ČERNUŠÁK, Gracian:. Dějiny evropské hudby. Praha: Panton, 1974.
  • FUKAČ, Jiří; VYSLOUŽIL, Jiří (ed):. Slovník české hudební kultury. Praha: Supraphon, 1997.
  • LÉBL, Vladimír a kolektiv:. Hudba v českých dějinách. Praha: Supraphon, 1989.
  • MICHELS, Ulrich:. Encyklopedický atlas hudby. Praha: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2000.
  • REGLER-BELLINGER, Brigitte; SCHENCK, Wolfgang; WINKING, Hans:. Opera ( velká encyklopedie). Praha: Mladá fronta, 1996.
  • SMOLKA, Jaroslav a kolektiv:. Dějiny hudby. Brno: TOGGA, 2001.
  • TROJAN, Jan:. Dějiny opery. Praha-Litomyšl: Paseka, 2001.
  • TYRRELL, John; SADIE, Stanley (ed.):. The new Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. New York: Grove, 2002.


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