ByzB 101: Intro to Byzantine Notation
In this course students train their ears to hear and reproduce the pitches in the 1st and 2nd heirmologic modes (which use the diatonic and hard chromatic scales). Students learn most of the symbols used in Byzantine notation and work to develop reading fluency on both parallage and melody (with the text) using 1st and 2nd mode vesperal hymns.
Course Includes all materials:
- Speaking Parallage ear training & modal theory recordings
- Byzantine Beginnings Cards to play the games
- Repertoire Recordings by male and female chanters
- Instructional videos
- Course book with homework, guides to recordings and videos, and theory references
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