Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2019-2020
the modes of Western music;
the theory and evolution of counterpoint, from the beginning until the end of the 16th century.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
Introducing the students to musical palaeography and pretonal musical languages, from the origins of musical notations (Carolingian period) until the 16th century.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
- Willi APEL, La notation de la musique polyphonique : 900-1600, trad. de l'anglais par Jean-Philippe Navarre, Sprimont, Mardaga, 1997.
- Marie-Noëlle COLETTE, Marielle POPIN et Philippe VENDRIX, Histoire de la notation du Moyen Age à la Renaissance, Paris, Minerve, 2003.