Editing Early Music

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

College of Arts and Law

Details

Code 20330

Level of study Second 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 and transcribing and editing the musical and verbal texts of this repertory. Explanatory classes, with exercises week by week.