L1P Revision

For your exam you will be tested both on your general musical understanding and listening skills and on the following topics:-

Links to help you revise are next to each topic above. BBC Bitesize has lots of other revision guides and video clips to help you. Look at KS3 Music and GCSE Music. This is a really important guide to read… http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zqk6tfr/revision

GOOD LUCK!

L1 Revision

For your exam you will be tested both on your general musical understanding and listening skills and on the following topics:-

Links to help you revise are next to each topic above. BBC Bitesize has lots of other revision guides and video clips to help you. Look at KS3 Music and GCSE Music. This is a really important guide to read… http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zqk6tfr/revision

GOOD LUCK!

Foundation Revision

For your exam you will be tested both on your general musical understanding and listening skills and on the following topics:-

Links to help you revise are next to each topic above. BBC Bitesize has lots of other revision guides and video clips to help you. Look at KS3 Music and GCSE Music. This is a really important guide to read… http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zqk6tfr/revision

GOOD LUCK!

Reflection & Curiosity

Homework Week 1

  1. What trade links West Africa with the Caribbean and Europe?
  2. What language do they speak in Cuba?
  3. What is the name of the style of music that originates from Cuba?
  4. Which island does Ska and Reggae music originate from?
  5. Name two famous Reggae artists
  6. What musical style are Trinidad and Tobago famed for?
  7. Name 3 different types of Steel Pan?
  8. What is the ‘Engine Room’?
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Notation

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Unit 2: Songwriting

Song Writing

 

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Listening Homework: Week 1

Listen to the piece of music below and prepare to share your response to it next lesson.

Die Forelle – Franz Schubert

 

 

 

 

Listening Homework: Week 2

Listen to the piece of music below and prepare to share your response to it next lesson.

Anarchy in the UK – Sex Pistols

 

 

 

Listening Homework: Week 3

Listen to the piece of music below and prepare to share your response to it next lesson.

Baby Love – The Supremes

 

 

Listening Homework: Week 4

Listen to the piece of music below and prepare to share your response to it next lesson.

It’s Oh So Quiet – Bjork

 

 

Listening Homework: Week 6

Listen to the piece of music below and prepare to share your response to it next lesson.

All Of Me – Billie Holiday

 

 

 

Listening Homework: Week 7

Listen to the piece of music below and prepare to share your response to it next lesson.

Figure It Out – Royal Blood

 

 

Listening Homework: Week 8

Listen to the piece of music below and prepare to share your response to it next lesson.

Nancy Mulligan – Ed Sheeran

Unit 2: Traditions & Minimalism

Traditions and Minimalism.

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Listening Homework Week 1:

Listen to the track below before your lesson next week.

 

 

 

 

Listening Homework Week 2:

Listen to the track below before your lesson next week.

 

 

 

Listening Homework Week 3:

Listen to the track below before your lesson next week.

 

 

 

Listening Homework Week 4:

Listen to the track below before your lesson next week.

Tabuh Tabuhan by Colin McPhee

 

 

 

Listening Homework Week 6:

Listen to the track below before your lesson next week.

Time Lapse by Micheal Nyman

 

 

 

Listening Homework Week 7:

Listen to the track below before your lesson next week.

Rainbow by Blue Lunar Monkey

 

 

Listening Homework Week 8:

Listen to the track below before your lesson next week.

Duel of the Fates By John Wiliams

 

 

Listening Homework Week 9:

Listen to the track below before your lesson next week.

The Revenant Main Theme By Ryuichi Sakamoto

 

 

Listening Homework Week 10:

Listen to the track below before your lesson next week.

Pilgrim by Balmorhea

Foundation Unit 2: Soundscapes

Elements of MusicThe Big Idea…

Balance – Things are more stable when different elements are in the correct or best possible proportions.

Homework Week 1

Listen to this track…

Theme from ‘Jaws‘ by John Williams

Homework Week 2

Listen to this track…

Vela Nsizwa performed by Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Homework Week 3

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy performed by Pentatonix

Homework Week 4

Speaking in Tongues III by Sheila Chandra

Homework Week 5

Shrovetide Fair from Petrushka by Sergei Prokofiev

Homework Week 6

An American in Paris by George Gershwin

Homework Week 7

The Little Train of Caipira by Hector Villa Lobos

Homework Week 8

The Hut on Chicken’s Legs by Modest Mussorgsky

Homework Week 9

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Paul Dukas

 

Homework Week 10

Metropolis by The Pogues

 

 

 

Using Music Technology: Songwriting 1

Using Music Technology: Song Writing.

This half term you will be working in pairs to compose and record a song.

You will be using logic to do this and will be building on the skills you developed last half term.

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Home Learning 1

Listen to the song below:

Answer the following questions on paper and hand them in next lesson.

  1. How many chords are used in this song?
  2. What instruments can you hear?
  3. Which parts of the song do you think have been created on a computer?
  4. Do you like the song?
  5. Why/why not?

Hand in the completed work next lesson.

SAMBA! Week 2 Listening Homework

SAMBA!

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In class we have been learning the names and sound of different Samba instruments, now let’s put your understanding to the test!

Listen to the song below:

Answer the following questions:

  1. What Samba instruments can you hear?
  2. What other instruments can you hear?
  3. What do you think he is singing about?
  4. How would you describe the song?
  5. Do you like the song?
  6. Why/why not?

Hand in your answers on a piece of paper next lesson.

Unit 1: Introduction to Music Technology

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In this unit you will learn how to use music sequencing software, Garage Band and Logic Pro X, by creating a remix of the song ‘Stand By Me’.

The original version was performed by Ben E. King. Here it is followed by some alternative versions. What will your remix sound like?