Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen
campus Desguinlei
Desguinlei 25 - 2018 Antwerpen
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Harmony and Counterpoint - major 2365/2116/2122/1/01
Study guide

Harmony and Counterpoint - major 2

Academic year 2021-22
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, programme stage 2
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Composition within Compostion
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 6 credits
Co-ordinator: Craens Alain
Other teaching staff: Thomas Peter, Vervloet Willy
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2021 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: You have to pass this course unit (will never be compensated).
Total study time: 180,00 hours


This information is subject to possible future changes in the Corona-measures.


Learning outcomes (list)

1.2 The student can make music in various styles.
The student develops from a stylistic point of view in terms of harmony (high Romantic).
1.4 The student is musically creative.
The student is capable of processing harmony and counterpoint in a creative way in written exercises: the study of chords up to and including the 9-7 chord with related modulations and soprano and bass assignments (vocal and/or instrumental).
2.1 The student masters the musical parameters and structures.
The student acquires knowledge and understanding of, and can apply, chords (up to and including all 9-7 chords, diminished seventh chords and dominant ninth chords), all modulations, ornaments in all voices and three-voice counterpoint.
2.2 The student makes progress through independent study.
The student eliminates specific shortcomings and deficiences by means of the individual assignments and the systematic completion of exercises.
2.3 The student reads, analyses, writes and interprets music.
The student develops a greater musical understanding of a score by writing harmony and counterpoint him- or herself.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials30,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours150,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Academic yearArtistic skills assessment60,00
Academic yearPortfolio40,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic skills assessment100,00