"Transcribing White Mensural Notation and Lute Tablature"
A guide to transcribing period musical sources into modern notation by Lord Tristan d'Avignon

Basic Description:
This is a primer in the basics behind transcribing music from 15th- or 16th-century sources into modern notation for performance. The class covers the principles of simple symbols, time signatures, imperfection, alteration and ligatures for white mensural notation, and gives an easy-to-use notation and rhythm guide for French and Italian lute tablature. A series of period sources are included, as well as an answers section to compare the student's new transcriptions against.

twmnlt.pdf (2,515 Kb)
twmnltanswers.pdf (812 Kb)
manuscriptpaper.mdi (9 Kb)

Contact the Author:
Tristan d'Avignon