Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Ear Training 28202/3300/2425/1/77
Study guide

Ear Training 2

Academic year 2024-25
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, programme stage 2
    • Compostion
    • Instrumental / Vocal Studies
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Proot Stephanie
Other teaching staff: Abrath Edwig, Collier Tom, Maus Peter
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2024 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


previously registered for Ear Training 1.

Learning outcomes (list)

2.1 The student masters the musical parameters and structures.
The student recognises and knows the applicability of musical parameters in the Romantic period to today.
2.5b The student recognises musical material on hearing it.
The student can name, play back and note triads and their inversions in a tonal context.
The student can name, play back, note and transpose cadences in an extended tonal context.
The student can name, play back and note intervals and chords in an extended tonal context.
The student can note from memory unmeasured series of notes in an extended tonal context.
The student can note a one- or two-voice rhythmic series of notes in an extended tonal and metrical context.
The student can note more complex binary and ternary rhythmic patterns

Course content

Read the vademecum.

- recognise, name, repeat and intonate all diphthongs, triads and fours, including outside the octave
- replaying and notation from memory of 'random lines' (melodic lines, max. 12 notes for Level II) with the addition of scale alien notes
- chord dictation (triads in root position and inversions, quadruples in root position only) with a given bass or soprano voice (basso continuo and letter cipher)
- replay of triads with changing note (max.2)
- replay of series of diphthongs without a common note (max.5)
- harmonic-melodic memory training
- recognition, naming, restatement and intonation of all scales, see Level I
- playing, notation and transposition of longer melodic fragments
(theme dictation) and 2-3 and 4-sounds on piano (or own instrument)
- recognition and naming of cadences in a broader context
- notation of unison theme dictation with modulations (level II)
- two-three-voice notation, completion and correction dictation (homophonic and polyphonic), played tonally, both from the piano and via CD fragments
- building of listening skills on the basis of music fragments from different styles, cultures,...via CD recordings
- learning to hear and correct mistakes (mel. rhythm) through listening fragments

Study material (text): Mandatory

* P. Chépélov: La dictée en musique, part 5
* Computer programme EarMaster: the student can download a free copy via the School-version
* Own syllabus for music theory, fill-in exercises and coordination exercises (rhythmics)
* Practice material on Digitap

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials45,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours45,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment during the examination series60,00
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment permanently during class weeks (Permanent evaluation)40,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00