World (lyrics) and music. Two unbreakable components of the chanting expression

Course Information
TitleΛόγος και μέλος: Το συναμφότερον της ψαλτικής έκφρασης / World (lyrics) and music. Two unbreakable components of the chanting expression
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600013846

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mousikṓn Spoudṓn (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses635
Music CompositionElective Courses635

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΕΒ1003 Theory and practice of the chanting art
Learning Outcomes
In the succesfull end of this course 1. the students will know the various kind of compositions in the byzantine music and their morphology 2. They will be able to see the unbreakable unity between word (lyrics) and melody in the Byzantine music 3. They will be able to analyze a composition and compare it to some other compositions of the same hymn, and present some paper on this.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Morphology of Byzantine music, comparison of musical compositions, various genres of composing, hymnology.
Morphology, byzantine music, analyze music, hymnology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Power-point, digitized musical examples, e-mail, recordings
Course Organization
Reading Assigment361.2
Written assigments612.0
Student Assessment
The assessment of this course is based on 1. the paper which have to write and present 2. the final exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Εμμανουήλ Γιαννόπουλου, Η ψαλτική τέχνη. Λόγος και μέλος στη λατρεία της ορθόδοξης εκκλησίας. Β', Θεσσαλονίκη 2016 (εκδ. Κυριακίδη). 2. Εμμανουήλ Γιαννόπουλου, Η Ψαλτική Τέχνη. Λόγος και μέλος στη λατρεία της Ορθόδοξης εκκλησίας. Θεσσαλονίκη 2008 (εκδ. University Studio Press).
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