Counterpoint I (A)

Trinity College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Counterpoint I (A)

  • Host University

    Trinity College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Music (BA)

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Through this module students receive a thorough grounding in the conventions of manuscript and printed music notation, in the principles of intervals and transposition. Students who successfully pass the course will be equipped 1) to write out and describe all musical intervals, scales and key signatures (in any clef and with any time signature), 2) to write out any piece of music in a different key, 3) to read and write parts for transposing instruments, 4) to write correctly one, two, and four notes against each semibreve of a cantus firmus.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.