SUS_41 Film Projection II.

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/3/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Jan Špaček (lecturer), PhDr. Dagmar Koudelková (deputy)
Mgr. Petr Dimitrov (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jan Špaček
Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Jan Karafiát
Supplier department: Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Mon 14:00–17:40 Scala
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Kromě zájmu o vyprofilovanou dramaturgii předmětu naznačenou níže (Informace učitele) je kvůli filmům v původním znění s titulky důležitá znalost angličtiny.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 475 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 6/475, only registered: 0/475, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/475
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The seminars consist of video projections (opera, film, document, concert) preceded by a brief introductory lecture. The aim of the seminar is to broaden the cultural scope of students and ability to critically review and examine the work. The length of the seminar is irregular, depending on the actual duratas. About eight critical mini-essays have to be submitted.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, student will be able to:
- identify and summarize main genres of performance art presentable via audio-visual screening, including opera, ballet, drama, film, documentary, operetta, musical, and several of their sub-genres;
- understand, compare and explain different aesthetic attitudes in the creative process of performance art;
- write an essay summarizing important aspects of the piece and its realization and express a critical opinion based on both facts and one's own reflection, observations and findings.
Syllabus
  • Here follows a list of projections. These include both autumn and spring screenings. Also other programmes are likely to appear, whilst not all of the mentioned screenings will in fact be seen. Actual programmes will be announced via e-mail. Comments weloceme.
  • concerts:
  • Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4 in c minor, Op. 43
  • Hector Berlioz: Requiem - Grande Messe des Morts
  • Carl Orff: Carmina Burana
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Hohe Messe in h-Moll
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa solemnis
  • Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 8
  • operas:
  • Dmitry Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk District
  • Philip Glass: Satyagraha
  • some of Dvořák's or Smetana's operas
  • Igor Stravinsky: Oidipus Rex
  • one of Richard Wagner's operas
  • Leoš Janáček: Z mrtvého domu (From the House of the Dead)
  • Leoš Janáček: Příhody lišky Bystroušky (Cunning Littel Vixen - animated movie)
  • ballets:
  • Sergey Prokofiev: Romeo ana Juliet
  • Igor Stravinsky: Pétrouchka + Les Noces
  • Peter Čajkovskij: Swan Lake
  • films:
  • Stalker - directed by Andrey Tarkovsky (or another film of his)
  • King Lear (or Hamlet) - directed by Grigory Kozintsev
  • New Babylon - directed by Grigory Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg
  • Moskva - Cheryomushki (film version of the operetta) - directed by Gerbert Rapaport
  • Alexandr Nevsky - directed by Sergey Eisenstein
  • Věc Makropulos (Makropulos Affair - film version of the opera) - directed by Václav Kašlík
  • Mahler - directed by Ken Russell
  • Ivan the Terrible - directed by Sergey Eisenstein
  • The Name of the Rose - directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey - directed by Stanley Kubrick
  • Případ pro začínajícího kata - directed by Pavel Juráček
  • documentaries:
  • John Cage: I have nothing to say and I am saying it
  • Shostakovich against Stalin
  • Opera podle Josefa Berga + Kdo je Alois Piňos (Opera after Josef Berg + Who is Alois Piňos)
  • N. B. If accessible, the screenings are in the original language versions. If this is not Czech, then Czech or English subtitles are provided.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • TYRRELL, John. Janáček. Years of a Life. Volume 1 (1854-1914). The Lonely Blackbird. Londýn: Faber and Faber, 2006. 971 pp. 1. ISBN 978-0-571-17538-3. info
  • WALSH, Stephen. Stravinsky : the second exile : France and America, 1934-1971. 1st pub. London: Jonathan Cape, 2006. xvii, 709. ISBN 0224060783. info
  • ECO, Umberto. Jméno růže. Translated by Zdeněk Frýbort. 3. vyd. Praha: Český klub, nakladatelství Josefa Šimona, 2005. 429 s. ISBN 808563788X. info
  • TARKOVSKIJ, Andrej and Miloš FRYŠ. Krása je symbolem pravdy. Rozhovory, eseje, přednášky, korespondence, filmové scénáře a jiné texty (Beauty is the Symbol of Truth). Příbram: Miloš Fryš, 2005. 456 pp. Camera obscura 1. ISBN 80-903678-0-1. info
  • FAY, Laurel E. Shostakovich : a life. 1st issued as an Oxford Univ. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. xii, 458. ISBN 0195182510. info
  • ŠPAČEK, Jan. Soc-real Dancing: Elements of Socialist Realism in the Light Music of Dmitry Shostakovich. In Socialist Realism and Music [Colloquia Musicologica Brunensia, 36 (2001)]. Praha: KLP - Koniasch Latin Press ve spolupráci s Ústavem hudební vědy FF MU, 2004. p. 131-134, 4 pp. ISBN 80-86791-18-1. info
  • MAHLER-WERFEL, Alma Maria. Gustav Mahler : vzpomínky. Translated by Alena Jakubíčková. Vyd. 1. Praha: Paseka, 2001. 199 s. ISBN 8071853569. info
  • BLAUKOPF, Kurt. Gustav Mahler : současník budoucnosti. Edited by Jitka Ludvová, Translated by Eva Pátková. Vyd. 1. Jinočany: H & H, 1998. 240 s. ISBN 8086022315. info
  • TYRRELL, John. Janáček's operas : a documentary account. 1st pub. this paperback ed. London: Faber and Faber, 1998. xxv, 405. ISBN 0571195822. info
  • TARKOVSKIJ, Andrej Arsen'jevič. Deník 1970-1986. Translated by Marek Sečkař. V ČR vyd. 1. Brno: Větrné mlýny, 1997. 547 s. ISBN 80-86151-01-8. info
  • JANÁČEK, Leoš and Kamila STÖSSLOVÁ. Intimate letters, Leoš Janáček to Kamila Stösslová. Edited by John Tyrrell. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1994. xvi, 397 s. ISBN 0-691-03648-9. info
  • Hádanka života :dopisy Leoše Janáčka Kamile Stösslové. Edited by Svatava Přibáňová. [Brno]: Opus musicum, 1990. ISBN 80-900314-0-4. info
  • GLASS, Philip and Robert T. JONES. Opera on the Beach. : Faber and Faber, 1989. 239 pp. ISBN 978-0571154937. info
  • EJZENŠTEJN, Sergej Michajlovič. Paměti [Ejzenštejn, 1987] [26039]. Praha: Odeon, 1987. info
    not specified
  • ŠTĚDROŇ, Miloš. Leoš Janáček a hudba 20. století. Paralely, sondy, dokumenty (Leoš Janáček and the 20th-century music. Parallels, sondes, documents). 1. vyd. Brno: Nadace Universitas Masarykiana, 1998. 301 pp. ISBN 80-210-1917-4. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, projections, readings, class discussion, excursion
Assessment methods
A brief introductory lecture (20-35 minutes) is followed by the screening itself. An optional discussion follows. Six miniessays must be submitted at the end of every semester. The most important thing is the ability to make and formulate one's own critical opinion. Plain factual texts won't be accepted.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2021.
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