Syllabus for Renaissance Polyphony 2

Renässanspolyfoni 2

A revised version of the syllabus is available.

Syllabus

  • 15 credits
  • Course code: 5MU044
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Musicology G1F

    Explanation of codes

    The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:

    First cycle

    • G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
    • G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
    • G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
    • GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

    Second cycle

    • A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
    • A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
    • AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
  • Established: 2010-11-16
  • Established by: The Board of the Department of Musicology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2011
  • Entry requirements:

    Renaissance Polyphony 1 or equivalent

  • Responsible department: Department of Musicology

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student is expected to:

be able to write two-, three-, and four-part counterpoint in different sixteenth-century idioms,

have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the repertoire of sixteenth-century vocal polyphony.

Content

Continuation course in counterpoint in different sixteenth-century styles

Instruction

The teaching is web-based. Some personal tuition may be offered. The course can be taken as a distance learning module. Literature: Peter Schubert's 'Modal Counterpoint, Renaissance Style' 2nd edn (OUP, 2008).

Assessment

Continuous examination of submitted assignments and exercises.

Syllabus Revisions

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Spring 2013

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Schubert, Peter Modal counterpoint, Renaissance style

    2nd ed.: New York: Oxford University Press, 2008

    Find in the library

    Mandatory