Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Analysis - major 3100/3029/2324/1/06
Study guide

Analysis - major 3

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, programme stage 3
    • Compostion
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 6 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: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 180,00 hours


previously registered for Analysis - major 2.

Learning outcomes (list)

2.1 The student masters the musical parameters and structures.
The student acquires knowledge and understanding of more complex forms and structures using broad examples and is capable of applying this knowledge to the primary and secondary musical parameters.
2.2 The student makes progress through independent study.
The student eliminates specific shortcomings and deficiences by independent study.
2.3 The student reads, analyses, writes and interprets music.
The student can independently read a score, understand and critically analyse it, and develop an independent vision of it.
2.5b The student recognises musical material on hearing it.
The student can make aural analyses without the score and can use and apply various analytical systems.
4.2 The student possesses the correct tools to carry out research.
The student marries up analytical skills with the course content and skills within the subject Research, and vice versa.
4.3 The student reflects critically on him- or herself and his surroundings.
The student can formulate his or her vision of a work in an adequate manner, both orally and in written format.
The student applies the acquired skills and knowledge in his or her daily performance and study.
4.5 The student works in a methodical way with a problem-solving attitude.
The student applies the acquired skills and knowledge from the course unit, Analysis, in order to be able to study in a problem-solving and methodical way.

Course content

Read the vademecum.
Crucial in the course is the search for deeper connections and a correct understanding of the notated music; in this way, tools are provided that can lead to a meaningful interpretation and appreciation of a score.

- Analysis of more complex works with extension to Late Romanticism, Impressionism and 20th century, with emphasis on harmonic evolution.
- All instrumentation, always focusing on literature of own instrument (especially for Instrument/Vocal students)
- Discussion of interesting publications, e.g. DE LA MOTTE, D., Harmonielehre and SCHOENBERG, A., Structural functions of harmony
- Developing research skills

Study material (text): Mandatory

- SENDEN, Yves, Elementa on DigitAP
- Writing Guide

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials60,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours120,00 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