Editing Early Music

Department of Music, School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

College of Arts and Law


Code 20329

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 20

Semester Combined Sessions

Module description

An introduction to: the system of mensural notation that was used in Renaissance polyphony and formed the basis of the notation of vocal and instrumental music until the eighteenth century; the nature of manuscript and printed sources of Renaissance and Baroque music; the techniques of transcribing and editing the musical and verbal texts of this repertory. Explanitory classes, with exercises week by week.