Course: History and Construction of Organ

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Course title History and Construction of Organ
Course code KMU/SVDV
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 Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Lyko Petr, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1) Development specifics of the organ 2) Basic components of the organ, their function 3) Organ pipes 4) Windchest 5) Action 6) Organ console 7) Organ cases 8) Wind system 9) Organ disposition 10) Mixed voices 11) Scaling

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 48 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 26 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The purpose of the subject is provide the insight into the elementary problems of organbuilding and parts of organ.
The knowledge of basic questions of organbuilding.
Not given

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Regular resort. Read over the basic and (at parts of) the recommended literature. Unerring orientation in subject matter (luctures) and basic literature.
Recommended literature
  • Bělský, Vratislav. (2001). Nauka o varhanách. Praha 2001.. Praha.
  • Syrový, Václav. (2004). Kapitoly o varhanách. Praha 2004.. Praha.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Musicology (2014) Theory and history of arts - -
Faculty of Arts Musicology (2014) Theory and history of arts - -