In Contextual Studies we use different knowledge domains, which are not taught as separate disciplines. They are:

  • History (musical, general and cultural)
  • Analysis
  • Aspects of harmony
  • Aspects of counterpoint

We draw from them when necessary and relevant in relation to the musical topic on the agenda of that moment, and when doing research.

This means for example for harmony and counterpoint that we talk about aspects of harmony and aspects of counterpoint which are illustrative on that moment.

Harmonic and contrapuntal writing as a discipline and technique are taught in separate courses.