Please resubmit your work in progress on Moodle by the end of Friday
Symphony (for Monday 27th in the lesson)
Please write notes for an essay on the following title:
Outline the development of the orchestra in symphonic writing from 1750-1900
You should refer to around 8-10 specific examples and as part of this homework, make sure you listen to the examples that you are talking about on Moodle and you could even look at the scores. All the material is in a folder at the bottom of the AoS A section on the Eduqas Moodle. Although you do not need to write a full essay, you do need to write in sentences and explain how your examples relate to the development that you are discussing.
Remember: Interim deadline NEXT Week
Final deadline for Draft before Easter
Applied and Instrumetal
Essay: Compare Harmony and Melody in Corelli, Sweelinck and Ram Narayan
Please start one of the Internal Assessment Composing Briefs given out no Monday. Hand in your initial theme for whichever brief you choose by the end of Friday this week (NOTE: don’t worry about the post-assessment tasks for now, I would rather you concentrated on this brief). Longer term deadlines can be found on dates and deadlines page.
Not yet set
Write an Andante theme based on one of the following structures studied in class
- Modulating period (Haydn Surprise Symphony)
2 bar idea / 2 bar imperfect cadence / repeat of initial idea / 2 bar perfect cadence modulating to dominant
- Expanded sentence (Stamitz)
2 initial idea / 2 bar cadence / 2 bar contrasting idea sequenced / 2 bar cadence (then repeat and modify as Stamitz does – compare to dim brother)
Use the annotated score on Moodle to update your Andante score and make sure you understand it all.