Course: Musical Instrument Skills II

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Course title Musical Instrument Skills II
Course code KPEP/MHNK2
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
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 mobility in keyboard mastering. Finger exercising in range of octave, easy melodies of the same range in C, D, A, E major. Easy accompaniments with left hand. Theory: Chords and their organisation in scales and keys. (T-D) 2. Keyboard: F major scale, BGS exercises, melodies in F major, transposition. Theory: Scales and the system of major keys (sharp/flat). Subdominant. 3. Keyboard: Mastering scales within two octaves. Chords and their turnarounds - using in accompaniments. Theory: Chords and their turnarounds, chord cadence in discussed scales.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Demonstration, Skills training
Learning outcomes
Developing of skills gained in the first semester. Right and left hand independence, easy accompaniments for simple melodies. Theory_: chords and their position in tonality.
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: Summer