Online Fall 2021 Courses

September 27 – December 27

Courses on the research and performance of Medieval Music

Enrollment for Fall 2021 courses open

Classes start September 27
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MMB Fall 2021
Online Course Offering

The Fall 2021 International Course of Medieval Music Performance of Besalú (MMB) offers an in-depth study of medieval music history and its performance, melodic ornamentation, the trouveré chanson, and singing and musical instruments within specific contexts, repertoires and music sources.

Interested in getting a University Specialist Certificate?

Medieval Music Besalú in partnership with the University of Lleida (MMB-UdL) offers a Specialist Certificate on Medieval music research and Performance. The program comprises core and elective courses on medieval music history, genres, and styles, musical and theoretical sources, medieval notations, repertoires, performance practice, voice and musical instruments, and modern research techniques. To earn the Specialist Certificate, participants should complete a total of 15.5 credits (ECTS) within one year.

Curious about how our online courses work at MMB?

Explore our unique learning environment.

Intuitive online campus

Access the training through our e-learning platform that will allow you to take courses at your own pace and on your schedule.

Learn with microlearning

Learn through video tutorials and lectures divided into several lessons and topics. For voice and instrument courses, your lessons will be held live with your instructor in Zoom virtual sessions.


Downloadable study material

Download the necessary documentation to carry out the lessons and exercises, including articles, study guide, and music examples.


Practical exercises

The program not only covers theory but also challenges you with relevant hands-on exercises and projects in which you will have to put your knowledge into practice.


Test your knowledge

Some courses and modules include short knowledge quizzes, assessments and surveys.

Question & Answer Sessions

For group theory classes, attend optional Q&A live sessions through our Zoom virtual sessions.

Group Forums

Meet and interact with your instructors and other students in our class forums. Exchange ideas, pose questions, and share your experiences with our Medieval music community.

MMB Digital Library

Browse and conduct research through our comprehensive collection of resources that showcases music sources (religious and secular music), poetry treatises, dictionaries and glossaries.

The International Course of Medieval Music Besalú offers singers and instrumentalists the possibility of studying the repertoires of monodic and polyphonic music composed between the 11th and 13th centuries.

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