ByzB 103: Byzantine Notation Fluency (Term 4 2021)

This course focuses on developing reading fluency on parallagi in syllabic hymns and sticheraric hymns and goes much deeper into symbols indicating the mode and scale (martyries and fthores).  Students study four Diatonic Sticheraric hymns as well as Heirmologic hymns in the in the Enharmonic and Chromatic Modes: 2nd, Plagal 2nd, 3rd, and Grave Mode.…

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ByzB 102: Intro to Byz Notation (Term 4 2021)

In this course, students study the foundational symbols needed to read a syllabic hymn in Byzantine notation and continue their study of modal theory. Students will study intervallic symbols, qualitative symbols, rhythmic symbols, and symbols that indicate the mode and scale. Students study Heirmologic hymns on parallagi (solfège) and melos in the Diatonic Modes: 1st,…

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ByzB 101: Parallagi, Scales, and Basic Vocal Training (Term 3 2021)

Students will study two hymns and learn to chant them on the text of the hymn and on parallagi (solfège). Students will learn about the different modes and scales in Byzantine chant and study the intervals of the Diatonic and Hard Chromatic scales. They will also study the basics of good vocal technique.  Students should…

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ByzB 101: Parallagi, Scales, and Basic Vocal Training (Term 2 2021)

Students will study two hymns and learn to chant them on the text of the hymn and on parallagi (solfège). Students will learn about the different modes and scales in Byzantine chant and study the intervals of the Diatonic and Hard Chromatic scales. They will also study the basics of good vocal technique.  Students should…

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ByzB 103: Byzantine Notation Basic Fluency

This course focuses on developing reading fluency on parallagi in syllabic hymns and sticheraric hymns and goes much deeper into symbols indicating the mode and scale (martyries and fthores).  Students study four Diatonic Sticheraric hymns as well as Heirmologic hymns in the in the Enharmonic and Chromatic Modes: 2nd, Plagal 2nd, 3rd, and Grave Mode.…

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ByzB 102: Intro to Byzantine Notation Term 4 2020

In this course, students study the foundational symbols needed to read a syllabic hymn in Byzantine notation and continue their study of modal theory. Students will study intervallic symbols, qualitative symbols, rhythmic symbols, and symbols that indicate the mode and scale. Students study Heirmologic hymns on parallagi (solfège) and melos in the Diatonic Modes: 1st,…

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ByzB 102: Intro to Byzantine Notation

In this course, students study the foundational symbols needed to read a syllabic hymn in Byzantine notation.  Students will study interval symbols, qualitative symbols, rhythm symbols, and symbols that indicate the mode and scale.  Students will study Heirmologic hymns in the Diatonic Modes on parallagi as they learn the symbols. Cost: $225 Class Dates: 3rd…

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