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Unformatted text preview: Guido DArezzo- Came up with a way of remembering the chants by using his hand Neumes is the system of notation no system of notation rhythm Different was to classify chant: Text: liturgical/ non, Biblical/non, poetic/non poetic could be pslysm and proverbs Melodic style: solo, choral , antiphonal, responsorial antiphonal two groups responsorial group and soloist Syllabic, neumatic, melismatic melismatic is many notes on a syllable syllabic is one neumatic is somewhere in the middle Mode: Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian Dorian is d to d on the white keys Phrygian e2e Lydian f2f mix g2g B flat was the only accidentel in chant Last note most important it tells the mode reciteing tone is the 2 nd most important note it repeats a lot. You cant change the chant it is scripture...
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- Fall '07