Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Analysis - major 4 (6 sp)33013/3318/2425/1/13
Study guide

Analysis - major 4 (6 sp)

Academic year 2024-25
Is found in:
  • Educational Master of Arts in Music & Performing Arts, programme stage 4
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Composition within Music
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 6 credits
Teaching staff: Agsteribbe Frank, Prengels Steven
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: 180,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

2.1 The student has thoroughly mastered musical parameters and structures.
The student deepens his or her knowledge and understanding of more complex forms and structures by using polyphonic examples and is able to apply this knowledge to the primary and secondary parameters.
4.3 The student can present orally and in writing the results of critical (self-)reflection.
The student applies the acquired skills and knowledge in his daily musical life and study.
4.1 The student has extensive knowledge of the broader cultural and (musical) historical context and can use this in his or her artistic practice.
The student can apply his or her acquired understanding of cultural and musical (historic) context and can combine this with the skills and knowledge of the course unit, Analysis.
4.2 The student has acquired a critical and inquiring attitude.
The student can apply analytical skills to the course content and to skills within the subject matter, Research and vice versa.

Course content

Read the vade mecum.
Crucial to 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 music from the Romantic era and early 20th century
- In-depth discussion of outstanding compositions from Western music literature
- All instrumentations, especially orchestral works
- Discussion of analytical methods
- Introductory study of 20th and 21st century music
- Development of research skills

Study material (text): Mandatory

- SENDEN, Yves, Elementa
- 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