Octoëchos 207: Grave Mode (2nd Term 2023)
This course serves as a systematic primer in the theoretical and practical aspects of Grave Mode. This mode will be studied within the context of the Anastasimatarion; that is, the Resurrectional hymns of Saturday night Vespers and Sunday morning Orthros. Upon completing this course, a student will be proficient in the heirmologic and sticheraric forms of Grave Mode. This course will also feature three weeks of instruction on diatonic Grave Mode.
Prerequisite(s): ByzB103 (Basic Reading Fluency) or an equivalent course of study.
Class Dates: 2nd Term 2023 (May 1 – June 18, 2023)
Live Practice Sessions (all times Eastern):
Wednesdays, 1:00 – 1:30 pm
Wednesdays, 1:30 – 2:00 pm
Wednesdays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm
Wednesdays, 9:30 – 10:00 pm
Fridays, 1:00 – 1:30 pm
Fridays, 1:30 – 2:00 pm