The importance of the New method of chanting art (AD 1814) for the Hellenic musical tradition

Course Information
TitleΗ σημασία της Νέας Μεθόδου της ψαλτικής (1814 κ.ε.) για την ελληνική μουσική παράδοση / The importance of the New method of chanting art (AD 1814) for the Hellenic musical tradition
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600013845

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

Registered students: 1
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses746
Music CompositionElective Courses746

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
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
1. In the end of this class the students will know what exactly the New Method is, its historical details and its specific musicological features. 2. The will know special musicians from the 19th and 20th c. and their work which was based in the New Method. 3. The will be able to understand the importance of the New Method for the development of non ecclesiastical (secular) musical traditions (folk songs, new urban music, ect) . 4. Finally, they will be able to estimate the essential importance of the New Method in the development of the entire Greek music.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Historical and musicological components of the New Method of analytical musical notation (extensively), great musicians and their musical work (based on the New Method) during the 19th and 20th c. The importance of the New Method for the literary and the traditional music and for the music of the ancient Greek theater. The influence of the New Method on the contemporary Greek composers.
New Method, The three Teachers, literary music, traditional music, the effect of Byzantine music
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Power-point, digitized musical examples, e-mail, recordings
Course Organization
Reading Assigment642.1
Written assigments612.0
Student Assessment
Assimilation- knowledge of the syllabus (exams), preparing some papers on spesific part of the syllabus.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Εμμ. Γιαννόπουλου, Η ψαλτική τέχνη. Λόγος και μέλος στη λατρεία της ορθόδοξης εκκλησίας. Β', Θεσσαλονίκη 2016 (εκδ. Κυριακίδη). 2. Εμμ. Γιαννόπουλος (κριτική έκδ.), Εισαγωγή εις το θεωρητικόν και πρακτικόν της εκκλησιαστικής μουσικής...Χουρμούζιος Χαρτοφύλαξ, Θεσσαλονίκη 2007.
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις του διδάσκοντος.
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