HV_24b Musical Paleography II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Stanislav Tesař (lecturer)
Mgr. Vladimír Maňas, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Vladimír Maňas, Ph.D.
Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Jan Karafiát
Supplier department: Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Mon 12:00–13:40 N42
VH_01a Introduction to Musicology && VH_02a Proseminar I && VH_02b Proseminar II &&(( VH_03a Music History I ) || ( VH_801a Music History I A && VH_802a Music History II A ))&& VH_04 Elements of Music Theory &&(( VH_05 Harmony ) || ( VH_05a Harmony I. && VH_05b Harmony II. ))&& VH_08 Intonation && VH_09 Audial Analysis && CJV09 Latin I. && CJV10 Latin II. && VH_24a Musical Paleography I && VH_11a Paleography
Completed the prededing cours Musical Paleography I (VH_24a)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
This course gives a basic orientation in historical, theoretical and practical problems of the notation of polyphonic music 1200 - 1600. It deals also with the problems of identification of various kinds of notation and with the ways of their transcription in present music notation.
Learning outcomes
Students wil be able to identify basic types of european musical notation used during the 9.-16. centuries.
  • The subject is made up by following four thematic spheres: 1) Pre-Franconian and Franconian Notation 2) French Notation. 3) White Mensural Notation. 4) Critic of Musical Record. Detailed syllabus and indvidual thematic units and a list of corresponding literature in in IS MU.
    required literature
  • APEL, Willy. Die Notation der polyphonen Musik 900-1600. VEB Breitkopf-Härtel Musikverlag, Leipzig 1962 (též v anglické verzi)
  • RYBARIČ, Richard. Vývoj európskeho notopisu. Vyd. 1. Bratislava: Opus, československé hudobné vydavatel'stvo, 1982. 222 s. info
    recommended literature
  • Musikgeschichte in Bildern. Band 3, Musik des Mittelalters und der Renaissance. Leipzig: VEB Deutscher Verlag für Musik, 1966. info
Teaching methods
Class (1,5 hours per week); within the class a combination of teacher-led activities and student-centered group learning activities will be employed.
Assessment methods
The course is ended by an written and oral examen, success of which is based on: 1) Reliable knowledge of problems of historical development of notation within the historical stages given byl the syllabus and lectures. 2) Reliable knowledge of principles of the studied notation systems and their transcription. 3) Reliable knowledge of basic literature on the subject. 4) Satisfactory fulfilment of the given seminar task. 5) Succesful result of the exam test.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
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