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AS (A) Homework for Monday 16th

Transfer your corrected and improved Example 8a and 8b to the quartet template (last page)

Choose one of the textures in the Starting Points handbook (the most straightforward is on page 10) and adapt it as an accompaniment for your tune.

1) Make sure that you have full chords as much as possible

2) Make sure that the inidividual parts have some melodic flow (avoid large leaps)

 

AS (A) Homework for Friday 13th

Complete Exercise 8a and 8b. Keep it nice and simple but remember to include at least one distinctive rhythm and specify dynamics and articulation.

AS (D) Homework for Friday 13th

Complete Exercise 6 – keep it nice and simple.

AS (A) Homework for Friday 13th

[Homework set on Thursday 12th]

Complete exercises 8a and 8b from the Starting Points handbook.

AS (D) Homework for Thursday 12th

Complete exercises 3 & 4 in the Starting Points booklet

Year 12 Anthology

All year 12 music students need to pay for an anthology by Friday 13th. A letter for your parents was given out during induction before the summer (copy of letter) – the cost is £27, which needs to be taken down to registry. You will get a receipt.

A2 (F) Homework set w/c 9th Sept.

Composition (due in Friday 13th on Moodle)

Complete a planning sheet for the relevant brief and 12 bars of music on Sibelius, both to be submitted via Moodle (templates and instructions on Moodle).

Chorale (due in Wednesday 18th)

Finish Worksheet 01 remembering carefully to follow the method outlined on ChoraleGUIDE.

Applied (due in Thursday 19th)

Read and make brief notes on the synopsis of Tristan and Isolde on p. 63 of the source book.

Instrumental (due in Monday 16th)

1.Read and annotate the Schumann article in your GSMIRTH pack
2.Add melodic and rhythmic features to GSMIRTH and your anthology
3.Write a mini-essay describing the melodic and rhythmic features of Kinderscenen – use slide 7 on the PowerPoint (on Moodle) to guide you

A2 (G) Homework set w/c 9th Sept.

Composition (due in Friday 13th on Moodle)

Complete a planning sheet for the relevant brief and 12 bars of music on Sibelius, both to be submitted via Moodle.

Chorale (due in Friday 20th)

Complete Worksheet 03

Applied (due in Thursday 19th)

Read and make brief notes on the synopsis of Tristan and Isolde on p. 63 of the source book.

Instrumental (due in Monday 16th)

1.Read and annotate the Schumann article in your GSMIRTH pack
2.Add melodic and rhythmic features to GSMIRTH and your anthology
3.Write a mini-essay describing the melodic and rhythmic features of Kinderscenen – use slide 7 on the PowerPoint (on Moodle) to guide you

A2 Composition Deadlines

Weekly submissions via Moodle including the following main deadlines:

  • w/c 21st October – at least one minute of music (Sonatina exposition should be complete)
  • Wednesday 18th September – at least two minutes of music (Sonatina exposition and development should be completed)
  • Monday 10th February – completed draft score
  • Friday 4th April – final draft score

AS (A) Homework for Tuesday 10th

Complete Exercise 6 in the Starting Points booklet. I shall take it in during Iain’s lesson on Tuesday.

Keep it nice and simple – if you are worried, there is a workshop today (Monday) at 1.15.

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