Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Encyclopedia of the Organ 2178/3300/2425/1/25
Study guide

Encyclopedia of the Organ 2

Academic year 2024-25
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, programme stage 2
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Organ within Instrumental / Vocal Studies
In other study programme:
  • Aanvullende opleiding Koninklijk Conservatorium as Encyclopedia of the Organ 2
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Proot Stephanie
Other teaching staff: Verheyen Bart
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 Encyclopedia of the Organ 1.

Learning outcomes (list)

2.1 The student masters the musical parameters and structures.
The student has an understanding of the general parameters which have an impact on stylistic performance practice.
4.1 The student has knowledge of the broader cultural and (musical) historical context.
The student can historically situate an organ work according to its style and genre: - The French organ and repertoire from the 17th and 18th centuries, specific registration prescriptions and their performance, French organ music from the 19th century.
The student can give an overview of the history and family of the instrument.
4.2 The student possesses the correct tools to carry out research.
The student can give an overview of the history and family of the instrument.

Course content

Read the vade mecum Key instrument.
Collective lessons and exercises on the basic repertoire as provided in the undergraduate organ course. Curriculum is spread over 3 years and are taught cyclically.

Study material (text): Mandatory

Manuals, scores, trade magazines with intensive use of the conservatoire library.

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 practical assessment50,00
Eerste examenperiodeKnowledge and comprehension test during the examination series50,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodKnowledge and comprehension test during the examination series100,00