Music paleography

A.Y. 2021/2022
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course aims to lead students to the knowledge of the musical writing of western civilization, from its first appearance at the end of the ninth century (neumatic notations) until the period of its transformation into the modern notational system (second half of the seventeenth century). During the course, the learner will have the opportunity to approach the original sources, analyze them and transcribe them in modern notation.
Expected learning outcomes
The student must be able to recognize and perform the main notations in use from the end of the 9th century until the 17th century (Dasian system, modal notation, Franconian notation, Ars nova, Italian fourteenth century, white mensural notation of the middle of the XVI century); to know the theoretical rules of each notation; to translate the ancient signs into the modern notational system.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

L-ART/07 - MUSICOLOGY AND HISTORY OF MUSIC - University credits: 6
Lessons: 45 hours