Course: Improvisation

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Course title Improvisation
Course code KHV/IMPR
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hudeček František, doc. CSc.
Course content
Guided improvisation according to guitar signs in given stylized adaptation. The Beatles Album, songs from pop music (Suchý, Šlitr, Uhlíř, Svoboda etc.), form of blues (Album of O. Peterson).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
Development of student's musical imagination and creative abilities supported by his/hers aural imagination and his/hers knowledge of music theory. Diatonic modulations, key changes, counterpoint techniques, playing piano using guitar chord symbols and jazz sheet music, free improvisation.
Student will be able to play according to guitar signs and in different stylization possibilities including sight-reading. Mastering of blues.

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of creative work (musical, visual, literary)

Playing of unknown text without preparation according to guitar sings.
Recommended literature
  • Písně pop, Beatles apod., alba Oscara Petersona apod..
  • Zpěvníky.
  • Šolc. Tajemství kytarových značek.

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 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter