DISB023 Richard Wagner and Theatre

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/0/5. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D.
Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Thu 10:00–11:40 G01
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The course is dealing with Richard Wagner as theatre maker and his vision of music drama.

The course is held in Czech.
Learning outcomes

At the end of the course student will be able to:
- understand and explain the principles of Gesamtkunstwerk;
- work with information on the stagings of Wagner's operas;
- interpret the topic from the point of view od theatre theory.
Syllabus
  • Wagner's operas as music dramas
  • Wagner and mythology
  • Gesamtkunstwerk
  • opera and drama
  • music drama
  • history of staging of Wagner's operas
  • Wagner's operas as a challenge for staging
Literature
    required literature
  • ABBATE, Carolyn and Roger PARKER. Dějiny opery : posledních 400 let. Translated by Robert Novotný. Vydání první. Praha: Argo, 2017. 652 stran. ISBN 9788073637002. info
  • WAGNER, Richard. Opera a drama. Translated by Věra Vysloužilová. Vyd. 1. V Praze: Paseka, 2002. 261 s. ISBN 8071854832. info
  • Wagner, Richard: Siegfried (libreto, libovolné vydání v ČJ/NJ/AJ...
  • Wagner, Richard: Soumrak bohů (libreto, libovolné vydání v ČJ/NJ/AJ...
  • Wagner, Richard: Valkýra (libreto, libovolné vydání v ČJ/NJ/AJ...
  • Wagner, Richard: Zlato Rýna (libreto, libovolné vydání v ČJ/NJ/AJ...))
    recommended literature
  • NIETZSCHE, Friedrich. Zrození tragédie : z ducha hudby. Translated by Otokar Fischer. Praha: Gryf, 1993. 81 s. info
  • WAGNER, Richard. Das Kunstwerk der Zukunft. Edited by Michael Holzinger. Berliner Ausgabe. [Německo]: [nakladatel není známý], 2015. 122 stran. ISBN 9781511654425. info
Teaching methods
lectures, discussion
Assessment methods
Oral exam or written test. Pass-fail line is 70%.
Language of instruction
Czech
Teacher's information
http://divadlo.phil.muni.cz/
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020.
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