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Year 12 HW (w/c 6th June)

Composition
Finish an octatonic sketch of at least 8-12 bars for the next double lesson. Some notes here: https://alevelmusic.com/alevelcompositionhelp/3-composition-into-the-c20/new-scales/exotic-scales-octatonic/

AoS A
There will be a timed essay on the Development of the Harmony and Tonality in the Symphony during the DOUBLE lesson on Tuesday 18th / Thursday 20th June

Temporary Timetable

A reminder of the timetable and that there is NO enrichment until Monday 21st January

timetable

 

Year 13 Homework (w/c 1st October)

Work set last week for this week

Composition

You should have AT LEAST sketches for first and second subjects for handing in on Tuesday / Wednesday

AoS E (C: Tuesday 2nd / D:  Wednesday 3rd)

Write a single page summary of the Webern Quartet op. 22 in terms of its STRUCTURE and SERIAL CONSTRUCTION. I want a bit more detail than you would put in an exam question but I am not looking for a novel!

Review

Make sure you review SECOND movements of Haydn and essay topic (C) for this week’s lessons please

TIMED ESSAY

On Wednesday (D) /Friday (C) we will have a 30 minute timed essay on FIRST movements.


Work set this week for NEXT week

None yet set

A Level Results 2018

Congratulations to our year 13 students who are off to study at a variety of top universities and music colleges. The hard work of our students and stuff resulted in an excellent set of results. Well done to all!

A2 Results

Grade Cumulative percentage
A 38% including two A*s
B 77%
C 92%

Pass rate: 100%

 

Previous results

Year 12 HW w/c 4th June

Pentatonic sketch
Due on Moodle by end of Wednesday 13th (B group) / end of 14th Thursday (D Group)

Write a sketch of around 12-15 bars using only notes of ONE pentatonic scale (C would be CDEGA). IT can be generally atmospheric or have a clear melody and accompaniment. You can write for any combination but then will be stuck with that ensemble for all your sketches.

Year 13 HW

Please write the following essay:

“Discuss the development of the finale in the symphony from 1750-1900”

Please note that in class we discussed the list on the topic notes for this and REMOVED J.C. Bach but ADDED Tchaikovsky 6.

Your essay should discuss some earlier examples then Haydn 104 in detail then some later examples.

Year 13 HW w/c 5th Feb

!!!Homework is COMPOSING!!!

I would like both of your pieces in on Moodle on Thursday 15th and a printed copy of the Composition 1 (WCT). In addition you must please fill out a cover sheet for both pieces of work and either print it off or attach it on Moodle. You can use this coversheet template if you wish or use your own, but it must explain the structure (including the narrative for any film scores) and mention main influences. If you want feedback in the meantime, please email me your file and questions.