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Year 12

Don’t forget your performance assessments next week check the schedule:

Composition deadlines (internal assessment):

  • Friday 10th of May – FINAL DRAFT FOR FEEDBACK
  • Wednesday 22nd of May – FINAL SUBMISSION

Internal exam (Tuesday 14th or Thursday 16th May)

Your revision booklets outline what will be in this exam. Essay topics will be B to F inclusive (i.e. NOT A or G )

Year 13 – last two weeks

Composition Submission THIS FRIDAY

CHECKLIST (please note that you must have the files in a folder on your H drive called “Music Unit 2 Submission” with the filenames exactly as on the check list)

Some other things to remember:

  • For your logbook, please remember to delete red text and paragraph numbers
  • Get rid of silly titles and put on sensible ones
  • chord labels are on the whole unnecessary
  • make sure instruments are correctly labelled on the score and have short labels thoughout
  • where you have two flutes or horns etc. make sure that it is clear whether one or both play at each point

Mock next week:

D group

  • Tuesday 7th: Musical Theatre and Dictation
  • Wednesday Double : AoS E Haydn Short Answer and Essay Question on Dev. of Symphony.

C group

  • Tuesday 7th : Musical Theatre and Dictation
  • Wednesday 8th : AoS E
  • Thursday: 9th Haydn Short Answer and Essay Question on Dev. of Symphony

Year 13 run into last week of term

Don’t forget your REHEARSAL (Chambers), WARM-UP (in the Band Room 15 minutes before) and ASSESSMENTS starting FRIDAY this week.

Next week there will be a mock exam as follows:

D group

  • TUESDAY: Musical Theatre and Dictation
  • Wednesday Double : AoS E Haydn Short Answer and Essay Question on Dev. of Symphony.

C group

  • Tuesday: Musical Theatre and Dictation
  • Wednesday : AoS E
  • Thursday: Haydn Short Answer and Essay Question on Dev. of Symphony

Composition

All work must be in on Moodle by the end of Friday. If you do not have assessments but you want to work on your composition in the study room on that day, you are welcome to do so.

Please submit both Sibelius scores, Log and Cover sheets.

Year 12 Homework w/c 2nd April

Next week we have a TIMED ESSAY on Monday 8th (A) / Tuesday 9th (B) on symphonic SECOND (slow) movements.

Also next week you need to hand in for composition by the end of THURSDAY 11th:

  • a completed rough draft of your Rondo (at least ABA’CABA’)
  • a log sheet that documents your use of the 10 WCT Fingerprints (see file below)

Year 13 homework w/c 1st April

Performances

NEXT WEEK! Keep practising, performing and listening! Check that you definitely have the correct times for rehearsals, warm-up and assessment in your diary. Remember that you are permitted to bring and audience should you wish to do so

Composition

Please submit whatever you have worked on and anything that is NOT finished.

If your compositions are pretty much done, you should work on your log / coversheets (links on Moodle)

WCT

We will have a short answer quiz on the second movement plus some work on other movements this week.