Medieval Motets

Music Theory 363

Usual Description

This course will explore the motet from its origins in the thirteenth century through the death of Guillaume de Machaut (d. 1377).  Various analytical approaches to the motet will be studied and applied.  Recent topics and debates in modern scholarship concerning the major motet manuscripts, performance practice, musica ficta, function, notation and the role of listening will be examined. Students will complete reading, listening and analytical assignments for each class meeting, as well as mid-term and final projects.

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
Music Theory 363 Taught by Jared Hartt
Music Theory 363 Taught by Jared Hartt