Haydn and Mendelssohn (due Monday 2nd November)
Read through the six readings on here on Google Classroom, making some brief notes. You should then write a short essay (approx. two pages hand written / 700 words) on the following : What are the main differences and similarities in the working life of Haydn and Mendelssohn (i.e. who was their employer, what were their duties, how did their working lives change etc.). This is the start of our preparation for Essay Topic M (patronage and commission).
Composition Portfolio Assessment 1 (Thursday 22nd October)
This is a statutory submission as part of your coursework.
Please submit here on Google Classroom
Make sure that you have done all of the following
1) Copied and pasted all your log entries into the new composition log (I am emailing you a link on Wednesday 14th)
2) Finished substantial sketches of both main thematic ideas and some developments of them
3) Incorporated at least FIVE WCT fingerprint
4) Included a range of textures and other ideas taken from other pieces. This might include examples from: a) the sonatas handout attached on Classroom (along with related material on Moodle) b) Romantic chromaticism handout c) textures taken from A level music and/or Moodle