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Summer Homework

Composition

Listen to some music by any of the composers on the list below. Choose a piece that you find inspiring from a compositional point of view and submit the following either in a word document or in the online Moodle submission text:

  • Composer and title
  • a link to Youtube or similar
  • a brief biography of the composer (Google research is fine)
  • a description of what aspect of the piece you find inspiring.

Moodle submission on A2 moodle: http://moodle1.kedst.ac.uk/mod/assign/view.php?id=36207

List of composers:

Bartok, Brahms, Britten, Debussy, Grieg, Glinka, Haydn, Janacek, Mahler, Martinu, Mendelssohn, Messiaen, Ligeti, Nielsen, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Ravel, Rimsky-Korsakov, Saint-Saens, Schubert, Shostakovich, Sibelius, Strauss (Richard), Stravinsky, Tchaikovksy, Wagner, Webern.