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Music: Gregorian Chant

Course 2019-2020

Description

This tutorial focusses on the the notation, performance practice, history and liturgical context of Gregorian chant, including the the different forms and genres within the corpus. Apart from gaining ability in reading, singing and interpreting Gregorian notation in its many forms, and gaining practical and historical knowledge regarding repertoire, at the end of the year Gregorian mass-songs of one sunday will be studied, rehearsed and performed in context.

Schedule

First and second semester 2019-2020.

Dates and times T.B.A.

This class takes place in room M406 of the Royal Conservatoire, Juliana van Stolberglaan 1, Den Haag.

Mode of instruction

Lecture and tutorial.

Assessment Method

Presence obligatory;
Presence at final performance;
Written and oral exam.

Literature

• Graduale Triplex. Solesmes 1979. ISBN 2-85274-044-3
• David Hiley, Gregorian Chant. Cambridge 2009. ISBN 978-0-521-69035-5
These books are available at Academic bookstores, a music store or through the internet.

Registration

Please register for this course in uSis (Leiden University) and in Osiris (Royal Conservatoire):
Register in uSis.
Register in Osiris.

Contact

Rogier Schneemann
Marcel Zijlstra

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