University of Atlantia

Course Detail

Take Note: A Historical Survey of Western Music Notation

Ciaran Mac Breandain

Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia , Time Zone:EST
University Session UA106 February 13, 2021 Course # 129
Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Fee
Length 1 hr Credits 1
Attendees 17/99 Room Orchestra
Course Category Performing Arts

"?unless sounds are held by the memory of man, they perish, because they cannot be written down." ? Isidore of Seville, music scholar, 7th century. The language of music, i.e., music notation, has existed and evolved from ancient times. In this one-hour class, you will learn about its evolution with a focus on the Middle Ages. You will need the class handout in order to make sense of the class! It can be found here: or in the Classes section of my website: Also, there are music samples that we will listen to for the class. I hope to be able to play them during the class, but if something goes wrong, you can download them here: or in the Classes section of my website:
Day-of-class Contact Info
Email: Facebook Messenger: Ciaran mac Breandain