Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Analysis - Harmony and Counterpoint subsidiary course 138959/3029/2324/1/72
Study guide

Analysis - Harmony and Counterpoint subsidiary course 1

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, programme stage 1
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Voice within Instrumental / Vocal Studies
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Van Kerkhoven Joost
Other teaching staff: Senden Yves, Weytjens Stephan
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: This course unit is eligible for deliberation according to the criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.
Total study time: 90,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

1.1 The student masters the representative repertoire for his or her discipline.
The student analyses Lieder from the Classical and early-Romantic repertoire.
1.4 The student is musically creative.
The student can realise a simple harmony.
2.1 The student masters the musical parameters and structures.
The student can define the simple and composite musical parameters.
The student can define the simple and composite musical parameters in a simple score or recording.
The student can define simple harmonic structures.
The student can identify simple harmonic structures in repertoire.
The student can define simple form structures.
The student can define simple form structures in repertoire.
The student acquires knowledge and understanding of chordal harmony (in root position), modulations, secondary dominants, pedal notes, the harmonisation of a soprano line, and can apply this knowledge when composing.
2.3 The student reads, analyses, writes and interprets music.
The student can formulate his or her own vision of a score in terms of its performance, using simple form and harmonic relationships.
The student can independently analyse a simple score.
4.5 The student works in a methodical way with a problem-solving attitude.
The student eliminates specific shortcomings and deficiences by means of the individual assignments.

Course content

Read the vademecum.

Vocal students take an integrated course in which Analysis and Music Writing are offered together. Students analyze repertoire from throughout the history of music, but always focusing on vocal music (song, madrigal, oratorio and opera).Singing students who have mastered the material of Analysis/Musical Scripture minor 1 may, after consultation with and approval by the department chair singing and the relevant teacher at the beginning of the school year, switch to Analysis/Musical Scripture minor 2, or to Analysis Minor 1 combined with Musical Scripture minor 1.

Study material (text): Mandatory

SENDEN, Yves, Elementa on DigitAP

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials30,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours60,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment during the examination series80,00
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment permanently during class weeks (Permanent evaluation)20,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00