Course: Organology

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Course title Organology
Course code KMU/ORGK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Lyko Petr, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Šidlo Friedl Marian, PhDr.
Course content
1) The development and specification of the discipline 2) Older reflection of musical instruments 3) Definition of musical instrument 4) Systematization of musical instruments 5) Chordophones 6) Aerophones 7) Membranophones 8) Idiophones 9) Electrophone 10) Documentation of musical instruments 11) The conservation issues 12) Practical analysis of selected collections

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Homework for Teaching - 40 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 20 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 26 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The purpose of the subject is provide the insight into the basic constructional kinds of musical instruments, their documentation and historical development.
The ability to work with the dokumentation and the anylysis of musical instruments, theoretical knowlidge of the organology.
The knowledge of the musical theory.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Recommended literature
  • Elschek, Oskár. (1984). Hudobná veda súčasnosti (kap. 2.2 Organológia, str. 85-103).. Bratislava.
  • Kurfürst, Pavel. (2002). Hudební nástroje. Praha.

Study plans that include the course
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