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History of Music I - OEBHH1752Z
Anglický název: History of Music I
Zajišťuje: Katedra hudební výchovy (41-KHV)
Fakulta: Pedagogická fakulta
Platnost: od 2021
Semestr: zimní
E-Kredity: 6
Způsob provedení zkoušky: zimní s.:
Rozsah, examinace: zimní s.:1/1, Zk [HT]
Počet míst: neurčen / neurčen (5)
Minimální obsazenost: neomezen
Virtuální mobilita / počet míst: ne
Stav předmětu: vyučován
Jazyk výuky: angličtina
Způsob výuky: prezenční
Poznámka: předmět je možno zapsat mimo plán
povolen pro zápis po webu
při zápisu přednost, je-li ve stud. plánu
Garant: PhDr. Magdalena Saláková, Ph.D.
Třída: Předměty v angličtině - bc.
Anotace -
Poslední úprava: Kateřina Esserová, DiS. (02.10.2020)
A study of the development of western music from its beginnings through the end of the Renaissance period. Emphasis will be placed on developing a thorough knowledge of music literature. The objective of History of Music I-IV is for the student to gain an understanding of the development of western music from the earliest known sources until the present day. The course will include the study of both sacred and secular music in all genres. It will place a strong emphasis on listening to and identifying various styles of music. Upon successful completion of the course History of Music I, students will be expected to: • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of significant composers and works related to Western music through 1600 • Apply understanding of stylistic trends through aural recognition and analysis of representative works • Identify the various genres of music and trace their development through the major historical periods • Understand and describe the development of instruments throughout music history • Analyze representative works and evaluate how music was shaped by broad political, cultural, and economic trends and by the values of the society that produced it
Deskriptory - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Kateřina Esserová, DiS. (02.10.2020)

Distance learning (an educational option that allows students to earn credits from anywhere) is going to be provided via:

  • Video-presentations and streams of tutors classes - students will obtain links at the time of casual classes via email 
  • Online consultation will be held at the time of casual classes / WhatsApp, Messenger, Skype (individualy)
  • Additional materials like handouts = "Correspondence Courses" that allow students to receive their educational materials by mail and in turn, return any completed assignments by mail
Literatura - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Kateřina Esserová, DiS. (02.10.2020)


Burkholder, J. Peter, Donald Jay Grout and Claude V. Palisca. A History of Western Music (8th ed.).New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2010

Burkholder, J. Peter, and Claude V. Palisca, eds. Norton Anthology of Western Music (6th ed.): Volume I: Ancient to Baroque.New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2010.

Gleason, Harold and Warren Becker. Music in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (3rd ed.).Bloomington,IN: Frangipani Press, 1981.

Wold,MiloArlingtonand Edmund Cykler. An Outline History of Music (7th ed.).Univ.ofChicagoPress, 2007.

Požadavky ke zkoušce - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Kateřina Esserová, DiS. (02.10.2020)


1.      In case of casual classes: ATTENDANCE. Regular attendance is essential and expected. Maximum of absences: 3 per a semester. Concepts are cumulative and absences will increase the difficulty of the course. Students should contact the instructor prior to any planned absence!

2.      EVALUATION. Students shall be evaluated through a few Minor Exams during the semester and a Final Exam. This written test contains a listening exam, too – see Listening Test Items. Successful completion: 60%.

3.      „REVISION PAPERS“: Each student shall prepare two short "revision papers" with a test / a game /   a cross-word puzzle etc. for other students. This „activity“ shall always be related to the foregoing lecture. The student  shall introduce the "activity" within 1 minute on the date agreed during the first class and hand in to other students for individual home revision. Each "revision paper" must be sent in advance (at latest on Monday before the agreed class) - email: m.m.salakova@seznam.cz.

Sylabus - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Kateřina Esserová, DiS. (02.10.2020)



I. Music in Antiquity

II. The Christian Church and the First Millennium

III. Roman Liturgy and Chant

IV. Song and Dance Music in the Middle Ages

V. Early Polyphony

VI. French and Italian Music of the Fourteenth Century

VII. Music and the Renaissance

VIII.Englandand theBurgundianLandsin the Fifteenth Century

IX. Franco-Flemish Composers, 1450-1520

X. Sacred Music in the Reformation Era

XI. Madrigal and Secular Song in the Sixteenth Century

XII. The Rise of Instrumental Music

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