Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Harmony and Counterpoint - major 3367/3029/2324/1/63
Study guide

Harmony and Counterpoint - major 3

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, programme stage 3
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Composition within Compostion
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 6 credits
Co-ordinator: Van Kerkhoven Joost
Other teaching staff: Craens Alain, Van Camp Bram
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: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 180,00 hours


previously registered for Harmony and Counterpoint - major 2.

Learning outcomes (list)

1.4 The student is musically creative.
The student is capable of processing harmony and counterpoint in a creative way in written exercises, paying attention to stylistic matters, phrasing, technique and musicality: HARMONY - combined exercises (harmonising from a soprano or bass line), COUNTE
2.1 The student masters the musical parameters and structures.
The student further extends his or her acquired knowledge and understanding of chords (up to and including Franckian chromaticisim) and counterpoint (3- or 4-voice decorated chorales with fore-imitations) and can apply this.
2.2 The student makes progress through independent study.
The student shows potential and eliminates specific shortcomings or deficiencies using individual assignments and systematic completion of exercises.
2.3 The student reads, analyses, writes and interprets music.
The student develops a personal musical understanding of a score by writing harmony and counterpoint him- or herself.

Course content

Read the vade mecum.
- written exercises on learning content

Study material (text): Mandatory

Own course (teacher)
- Harmony of the 20th century (V. Persichetti)
- Harmony (W. Piston)

Attachment: Counterpoint by K.Kennan

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
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment during the examination series60,00
Eerste examenperiodePortfolio40,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00