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 Department Board, 12 February 2018
- Responsible department
- Department of Musicology
Music Theory 1, 15 credits, or the 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.
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.