Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Accordion practice 230866/3357/2425/1/74
Study guide

Accordion practice 2

Academic year 2024-25
Is found in:
  • Educational Master of Arts in Music & Performing Arts
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Accordion within Music
  • Master of Arts in Music
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Accordion (focus Podium) (Master's Exam Accordion) within Instrumental/Vocal Studies
  • Master of Arts in Music, programme stage 5
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Accordion (focus Podium) (Master's Exam Accordion) within Instrumental / Vocal studies
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Senden Yves
Other teaching staff: Mariën Ludo
Languages: Dutch, English
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 Accordion practice 1.

Educational organisation (text)

group classes

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Achievement of the learning outcomes of the previous course unit.

Learning outcomes (list)

1.4 The student makes music in an artistic project in a creative manner.
The student plays prima vista from different styles, genres and notations (solo as well as accompanying singers, other instrumentalists, etc...).
The student can independently perform reduction/particle playing from different styles and genres (e.g. string quartet, choir, orchestra, etc.).
The student can independently perform transposition from different styles and genres (using recurring chord progressions - from chaconne to jazz standard).
The student can improvise independently from different styles using modes, chord progressions, motivic processing, free from style clichés, free in combination with another discipline (dance, theatre).
The student reads calculated (and uncoded) basses from literature (= real music).
The student can independently play a sonata together with a melody instrument, without having to write out the grade
2.3 The student can process musical structures through analysis and interpretation.
The student can independently apply his acquired insight in music (historical) context to and combine it with skills such as prima vista playing, reduction, transposition and improvisation within the Accordion practice.
The student independently links the analytical skills to the subject content and skills within the Accordion practice. 
The student applies the acquired skills and knowledge in his daily music practice and study.
The student deepens his knowledge and understanding of more complex forms and structures within the components prima vista, reduction, transposition and improvisation, with an emphasis on different genres and techniques. 

Course content

Read the Vademecum Keyboard instrument
Scales, cadences, prima vista playing, accompaniment techniques, accompaniment styles, improvisation, folk song paraphrases, transposition, orchestral reductions, basso continuo playing, chorales, instrument knowledge, project work

Study material (text): Mandatory

No course material, teacher will bring the material to every lesson

The instrument must meet the following requirements:
- double 8 feet flat tuned / double 8 feet floating tuned;
- with M II / with M II and M III;
- button instrument recommended (piano keyboard is allowed);
- use of several instruments (flat and floating) is recommended.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis30,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours60,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

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