Renaissance Polyphony 1
Syllabus, Bachelor's level, 5MU041
- Education cycle
- First cycle
- Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
- Musicology G1F
- Grading system
- Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
- Finalised by
- The Board of the Department of Musicology, 16 November 2010
- Responsible department
- Department of Musicology
Music Theory 1 or equivalent
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.
Basic course in counterpoint in different sixteenth-century styles
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).
Continuous examination of submitted assignments and exercises.