Spring 2023


Courses on Notation, Repertoire & Performance, and History

  Credit Fee
Modal Notation (Notation I)   320€
Mensural and Franconian Notation (Notation II)   320€
The Earliest Medieval Music Notations (850-1200)
Melodic Ornamentation   320€
Melodic Improvisation    320€
The Cantigas of Santa Maria of Alfonso X: Context, Notation, Performance   320€
The Trouvère Chanson and its Performance   320€
The Estampies and Danses Royales of the Manuscript du Roi   320€
The Art of the Troubadour Song   320€
The Monophonic Repertoires of Medieval Paris   320€
Medieval Music History and its Performance I (850-1150)   320€
Medieval Music History and its Performance II (1150-1300)   320€
Medieval Music Iconography   320€
Research Techniques and Applied Musicology   430€


Voice & Instruments

  Credit Fee
Medieval Singing I (Beginner): Carmina Burana – An Entry into Medieval Monophonic Song   360€
Medieval Singing II (Intermediate): Hildegard von Bingen: The Voice of Divine Inspiration   360€
Medieval Singing III (Advanced): Dit du chancelier Philippe – A Story of Notre Dame’s most Glorious Chancellor   360€
Vielle I: Basic Technique, Repertoires and Performance Practice   360€
Vielle II  (Intermediate): The Vielle in the Trouvère and Parisian Clerical Repertoires   360€
Vielle III (Advanced): The Vielle and Jerome of Moravia   360€
The Citole/Gittern I: Basic Technique and Repertoire
Citole/Gittern/Psaltery II (Intermediate): Secular and Religious Songs and Dances   360€
Citole/Gittern/Psaltery III (Advanced): The Clerical Music Repertoire   360€
Medieval Harp I: Basic Technique and Repertoires   360€
Medieval Harp II: The Harp in 13th-Century France   360€
Medieval Harp III: The Harp and Anglo-Norman Repertoire   360€
Bagpipe/Pipe & Tabor II (Intermediate): A grant piperie – Dance Music for Wind Instruments   360€
Bagpipe/Pipe & Tabor III (Advanced): Et toute la mestrie – Expanded Repertoire and Technique for Wind Instruments   360€
Frame Drums I (Beginner): Basic Technique & Repertoires   360€
Frame Drums II (Intermediate): Rhythmic Accompaniment, Ornamentation, and Improvisation   360€
Frame Drums III (Advanced): Accompanying Dance and Women’s Song Repertoires   360€
Portative Organ I (Beginner): Discovering the Portative Organ: Basics of Playing   360€
Portative Organ II (Intermediate): Towards expressivity and flexibility   360€
Portative Organ III (Advanced): Organ Performance Practice in the Medieval Clerical Universe   360€


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Places are limited for each section, so sign up early.

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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