Paleography and languages of the early music

lmusi2460  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Paleography and languages of the early music
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
15.0 h
Q1

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2020-2021 !

Language
French
Prerequisites
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Main themes
The notation of plainchant and polyphony;
the modes of Western music;
the theory and evolution of counterpoint, from the beginning until the end of the 16th century.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Introducing the students to musical palaeography and pretonal musical languages, from the origins of musical notations (Carolingian period) until the 16th century.
 
Content
In 2019-2020, the course will be entirely dedicated to polyphony and will present white mensural notation, used from c. 1430 to 1600.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Lecture course illustrated through Powerpoint presentations and exercices.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Written assignments and oral exam.
Online resources
Course notes on Moodle
Bibliography
Lectures obligatoires :
  • 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.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology

Certificat universitaire en musicologie (approfondissement)

Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology