Orchestral conducting and score reading I

Course Information
TitleΔιεύθυνση ορχήστρας και ανάγνωση παρτιτούρας Ι / Orchestral conducting and score reading I
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600013933

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mousikṓn Spoudṓn (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 29
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses745
Music CompositionElective Courses745

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Skills Development
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Basic aim of the lessons offered is the devolepment of the skills required for score reading and conducting.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
1.Principles of baton technique 2.Practical conducting training(with piano or chamber ensemble) 3.Principles of score reading
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Audio
  • Interactive excersises
  • Musical scores
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Communication through email
Course Organization
Reading Assigment391.3
Artistic Workshop391.3
Other / Others301
Student Assessment
Final examination requires: -conducting of a prepared work - performance of part of a score of moderate difficulty(sight reading)
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Scherchen, H.(1989). Εγχειρίδιο διευθύνσεως ορχήστρας. ΝΑΣΟΣ
Additional bibliography for study
Creuzburg, H. (1956). Partiturspiel. Band 1 & 2. Schott, Mainz Gartenlaub, O. (1969). Préparation au Déchiffrage Pianistique. Cahiers 1, 2,3 & 4. Éditions Rideau Rouge, Paris Keilmann, W. (1970). Introduction to Sight Reading. Henry Litolff’s Verlag, Frankfurt Kleinová, E. (1986). Schule des Vomblattspiels in Form des Vierhändigspiels. Editio Supraphon, Praha Morris, R. O.; Ferguson, H. (1931). Preparatory Exercises in Score-Reading. Oxford University Press Nelson, S. M. (1998). Flip-a-rhythm: the ultimate rhythm game. Volumes 1-2-3-4. Boosey & Hawkes, London.
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