MUS 547 History of Gregorian Chant


Students will study the historical aspects of Gregorian chant including the traditional Roman liturgy (calendar),
divine office, Mass). Tests, modes and genres. Various manuscripts
will be examined including the recently issued facsimiles of the post-council of Trent liturgical books,
the Post-Vatican I books from solesmes, and other sources published form the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To learn the History of Gregorian Chant.
  • To learn how Gregorian chant was chanted in the Liturgy.
  • To learn how Gregorian chant was chanted in Psalmody.
  • To listen to Gregorian chants