Byzantine Music

Issues of historically informed performance of Byzantine Music

This workshop is designed for beginners or advanced music students (from the age of 12 years old), amateur or professional musicians of any religious persuasion interested in the theory and performance of Byzantine Music.

The workshop includes:
• General survey of the history and morphology of the major byzantine musical forms
• Vocal and “Solfege” exercises with byzantine music diagrams, i.e. the simple and composite Koukouzelian wheel (τροχóς), the Tree of parallage (solmization) and others
• Kassia, Sappho’s Byzantine counterpart
• Study of selected byzantine compositions of the Orthodox liturgical year according the eight modes
• Final concert on the 29th of September 2019



Time Schedule:
Daily between 25 and 29  September from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Concert on 29th afternoon.

Wednesday, 25/9, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, 26/9, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday, 27/9, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, 28/9, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
29/9, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Venue: HAMU, Malostranské náměstí 13/258, Prague 1

Price: 1200 CZK, 800 CZK (students)
For HAMU students participation is free of charge
Price includes free entrance to the concert and lecture by Michaël Lévinas.

You can register for the complete programme for a really better price,
i. e.  2500 CZK, 1800 CZK (students)

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All workshops and lectures are held in English