Course: Basics of Music Theory

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Course title Basics of Music Theory
Course code KPD/ZAHN
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Ochozka Karel, Mgr.
Course content
Strains and tonal system. Funds and shapes music, name music, keys, accidental point and so on Tonal highs and system tuning. Time and rhythm Elocutionary et al. mark Scale Interval Chords: common chord and his turns Form musical works, principle contrast and return (repetition), small (lyric) forms, variational form - characteristic and use. Fission musical tools. Instrumental insider symphony - fiddlestick, wood, drums, percussion. Characteristic. Electronic wood.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Monitoring, Demonstration, Skills training, Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
Offered subject propose to students familiarize with basic notions and expressions from areas musical teaching and musical theory. This subject will be able to apply experience gained theoretic knowledge to the practice. Part of subject is also play on tool (piano, guitar).
Student regaining knowledge in the area musical theory, is able to enter and read music in G clef and bass key, can distinguish and create basic interval, scale and chords. Student is able to simple in a way accompany (correlate) easy song. Student will prove adjust simple musical (rhythmical) company for group of kids. Student developed length his musical possibility and acquirements at play on tool (piano, guitar)

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of creative work (musical, visual, literary), Systematic student observation, Test

90% participation in seminar, activity in education written test gained knowledge
Recommended literature
  • Bláha B. Hudební nauka jinak. Praha: Firma Bláha, 1992.
  • Grigová V. Všeobecná hudební nauka. Olomouc: Alda, 2001.
  • Grigová V. Základní hudební znalosti. Olomouc: Alda, 1998.
  • Kolafa J. Hudební nauka pro nehudebníky. Praha. AMU Praha, 1999.
  • Modr A. Hudební nástroje. Praha: Supraphon, 1982.
  • Zenkl L. ABC hudební nauky. Praha: Supraphon, 1991.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2018) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter