HV_04 Elements of Music Theory

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
MgA. Vojtěch Dlask, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Marie Novotná, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Vladimír Maňas, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
prof. PhDr. Jana Perutková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Jana Perutková, Ph.D.
Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Jan Karafiát
Supplier department: Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Mon 10:00–11:40 N41
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Introductory course on music theory directed upon basic terminology.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to use theoretic knowledge to practic skills.
  • 1. Tones and tone system, basics of music writing
  • 2. Intervals
  • 3. Chords
  • 4. Scales
  • 5. Italian music terminology
  • 6. Basic terminology of the connected subjects - harmony, counterpoint, musical forms, acoustics, history of music
  • MICHELS, Ulrich. Encyklopedický atlas hudby. Praha: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2000. ISBN 80-7106-238-3. info
  • MICHELS, Ulrich. DTV-Atlas zur Musik : Tafeln und Texte. Bd. 2, Historischer Teil: Vom Barock bis zur Gegenwart. 7. Aufl. München: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, 1992. 282 s. ISBN 3-423-03023-2. info
  • ZENKL, Luděk. ABC hudební nauky. Praha: Supraphon, 1978. info
  • KOUBA, Jan. ABC hudebních slohů : od raného středověku k W.A. Mozartovi. 2. dopl. vyd. Praha: Supraphon, 1988. 253 s. info
Teaching methods
The subject combines a form of a lecture and a seminar, uses drills and homeworks.
Assessment methods
Colloquium in the form of a written test (consisting of 5 exercises aimed at testing the essential analytical skills) followed by practical examination.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019.
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