Students study the foundational symbols needed to read syllabic hymns 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 and melos in the Diatonic Modes: 1st, Plagal 1st, 4th, and Plagal 4th Modes, and Enharmonic Modes: 3rd Mode and Grave Mode.
Prerequisite(s): ByzB Youth 1 or equivalent.youth zoom
Class Dates: Winter 2024 (Jan 16 – March 22, 2024, with a one week break in the middle)
Section A Zoom Class Sessions:
Tuesdays, 1 – 1:45 pm ET
Fridays, 1 – 1:45 pm ET
If enrollment is high a second section will be added on Tuesdays and Fridays, 2 – 2:45 pm ET.