In this course, 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…

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Students have learned most of the symbols used in Byzantine notation at this point.  The focus of this class is on developing reading fluency on parallgae in syllabic hymns.  Students will also study more advanced rhythms as found in sticheraric hymns.  On completion of this course, students will be able to chant from a score…

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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. Class Dates: October 26 –…

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