Course: Musical Instrument Skills I

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Course title Musical Instrument Skills I
Course code KPEP/MHNK1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Vránek Tomáš, Mgr.
Course content
1. Basic finger facility in keyboard mastering. Finger exercising in range of fifth, easy melodies of the same range in C major. Good knowledge of notes c1-g1. Theory: Tones and their organisation in scales and keys, notes in a staff. 2. Keyboard: C major scale, BGS exercises, melodies in range of fifth in C and D major. Theory: Scales and the system of major keys. 3. Keyboard: Good knowledge of notes in the range of a-g2. D and E major within octave. Melodies that suite the range, BGS exercises. Theory: intervals, D and E major scales, rhythm, metre.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Demonstration, Skills training
Learning outcomes
The subject is focused on beginners who have not got any music experience. During the first semester students will gain the basic finger skills needed for playing keyboard and learn a necessary theoretical base.
basic skill for playing keyboard instruments
have good hearing, fingers mobility

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

active presence at lectures and trainings
Recommended literature
  • Böhmová-Grünfeldová-Sarauer (dále BGS) :. Klavírní škola pro začátečníky.
  • Šimanovský Zd., Tichá A. :. Lidové písničky a hry s nimi, Portál, Praha 2011.
  • Zenkl, L. :. ABC hudební nauky, Supraphon Praha 1988.

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): Nursery School Teaching (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter