Professor Edward Schaefer of Florida University is presenting an online course in Semiology and the Interpretation of Chant. There will be fifteen modules covering topics such as the relationship between textual rhythm and melodic development, Archaic Modes, and of course the notation from St Gall and Laon which will be examined in considerable depth. Ed's Semiology classes at the CMAA Colloquiums are incredibly popular and he is absolutely at the forefront of this field. There are details on his website and you can also read more in the the attached PDF which gives details of the course, cost and requirements. This has to be the first Semiology Course ever taught online and it looks to be an amazing opportunity for anyone looking to develop their knowledge in this area.
Sunday, July 14, 2013