MUS230: Music in the Middle Ages (Spring 2021)

Course Info

Introduction to European musical culture in the period 600-1400. The course is divided in the following main periods (1) chant in Carolingian and post-Carolingian Europe, (2) the Enchiriadis tradition of polyphony; (3) troubadours and trouvères, (4) Ars Antiqua, and (5) Ars Nova. The course will make intensive use of primary sources, scores, and will also feature an extensive playlist. The objective is to provide students with a thorough introduction in fully 800 years of music history.

Time/Location:

Feb 01, 2021 - May 05, 2021

Monday/Wednesday 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM

Building TBD, Room TBD

Class Type:

Lecture