Syllabus for Renaissance Polyphony 1

Renässanspolyfoni 1

Syllabus

  • 15 credits
  • Course code: 5MU041
  • 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
  • Revised: 2018-02-12
  • Revised by: The Department Board
  • Applies from: Autumn 2018
  • Entry requirements: Music Theory 1, 15 credits, or the equivalent
  • Responsible department: Department of Musicology

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student is expected to:
be able to write two-part counterpoint in different sixteenth-century idioms,
have a basic knowledge and understanding of the repertoire of sixteenth-century vocal polyphony.

Content

Basic 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.

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the University's disability coordinator.

Syllabus Revisions

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Autumn 2018

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