HVK_04 Elements of Music Theory

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 6 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
Fri 17. 9. 9:00–10:40 N41, Fri 15. 10. 9:00–10:40 N41, Fri 12. 11. 9:00–10:40 N41, Fri 10. 12. 9:00–10:40 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
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
  • KOUBA, Jan. ABC hudebních slohů : od raného středověku k W.A. Mozartovi. 2. dopl. vyd. Praha: Supraphon, 1988. 253 s. info
  • ZENKL, Luděk. ABC hudební nauky [Zenkl, 1986]. 4. vyd. Praha: Supraphon, 1986. 197 s. : n. 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 followed by practical examination.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 4 hodiny + 4 hodiny individuálních konzultací.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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