Level 1 Unit 2: 20th Century Experimental Composition

In this unit you will be learning the experimental techniques used by modern composers to create striking and sometimes revolutionary pieces of music. Using these techniques you create your own experimental piece in learning sets.

Track 1: Steve Reich – Six Marimbas

Track 2: Terry Riley – In C

Track 3: Igor Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring

Track 4: George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue

Track 5: Henryk Gorecki – Symphony No. 3 2nd Movement

Track 6: Judith Weir – Ascending into Heaven

Foundation Unit 2: Soundscapes

Foundation Unit 2: Soundscapes

In this unit you will be looking at soundscapes and how the elements of music we learnt about can be used to create images, emotions, and a sense of place.

Track 1: Kerry Andrews – No Place Like

Track 2: Heitor Villa-Lobos – The Little Train of the Caipira

Track 3: George Gershwin – An American in Paris

Track 4: The Pogues – Metropolis

Track 5: Camille Saint-Saëns – Danse Macabre

Track 6: Leroy Anderson – Sleigh Ride