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!

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

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zypc4wx/revision

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

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.

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?

Unit 3: Curiosity & Reflection

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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

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zypc4wx/revision