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Year 13 Homework

REVISE for the Practice Exam next week

links and submission on GC


Composition (due Friday 15th October)

Continue developing your composition. Write some transition, development or coda material BUT you must document on your log on your use of a good range of features from the sources linked to from  https://alevelmusic.com/alevelcompositionhelp/wct-fingerprints/. There are notes on codas and codettas, harmony and modulations alongside the WCT Fingerprints and advanced Romantic Harmony.

Year 13 HW w/c 20th September

AoS A (due by midnight on SUNDAY)

Complete the revision as per instructions on Classroom to help prepare for a Haydn Short Answer test on MONDAY. Link to assignment

AoS E (due by midnight on MONDAY)

Complete the Ravel review work on Google Classroom

Composition (due by 4pm on MONDAY)

Do corrections AND write a contrasting idea (second subject, another part of your story etc.). Please complete the log, updating your influences and attach. Next week, we are going to start filling in a proper log with WCT features etc. Submit on Google Classroom

Year 13 HW w/c 13th Sept.

AoS E (Thursday)

Make sure you have revised for the Debussy test on THURSDAY

Composition (Due by 4pm on MONDAY) – here on Google Classroom

  1. Decide what you are going to do for your composition. The default choice is some sort of sonata form or Minuet and Trio for String Quartet but there are many other options (including doing some sort of programmatic piece). It is important that you have a piece or pieces on which your composition is modelled. For the first part of your homework you need to decide: forces, form and main influence(s). You can scroll through the music Composition Moodle to find a piece to use as a model.
  2. Write an initial idea. Make sure you use the resources on the A level Composition Hub particularly Phrase Structures and Textures at the moment.

Welcome back!

Welcome back to a (relatively) normal year. I am looking forward to getting on with your second and last year of music at KE!

  • Don’t forget to come to the meeting about enrichment and music lessons  on Monday 13 September 12.00-13.30 in the Lecture Theatre (not Chambers )
  • You have a LiKE week first for which there is review work on the Debussy. In the first week back of teaching we will have a short formal test to check your knowledge of this set work.
  • If you missed the exam you should make sure you do the resit on THURSDAY next week (it will not be the same as the paper taken by the other students – don’t presume the same essay questions/movements etc. will come up)

Any question. Please get in touch!

Homework w/c 5th July

Revision

Links to all the revision materials you need are collected on an assignment on Google Classroom. Starting in the week after half term, you should post evidence of your revision at the end of each week.

In class we will have mini revision tests on the Haydn as follows:

  • Tuesday 6th July Third movement review
  • Thursday 8th July – Marked test on Movement 3

Debussy

Complete Review 2 on Google Classroom by THURSDAY please

Composition (both octatonic and serial projects now due by end of Friday 9th July)

Octatonic Project (see Google Classroom)

Serial Project (see Google Classroom)

Homework w/c 28th June

Debussy

Complete Review 1 on Google Classroom by TUESDAY please

Composition (both octatonic and serial projects now due by end of Friday 9th July)

Octatonic Project (see Google Classroom)

Serial Project (see Google Classroom)

Revision

Links to all the revision materials you need are collected on an assignment on Google Classroom. Starting in the week after half term, you should post evidence of your revision at the end of each week.

In class we will have mini revision tests on the Haydn as follows:

  • Tuesday 29th June second movement review
  • THURSDAY 1st – GC timed test on Movements 1, 2 and 4
  • Tuesday 6th July Third movement review
  • Thursday 8th July – Marked test on Movement 3

Year 12 Homework (half term)

Essay Research

Topic G (Harmony and Tonality). Initital reading and research on Google Classroom (due on Tuesday 8th June)

Revision

Links to all the revision materials you need are collected on an assignment on Google Classroom. Starting in the week after half term, you should post evidence of your revision at the end of each week.

In class we will have mini revision tests on the Haydn as follows:

  • w/c 14th June First movement
  • w/c 21st June Fourth movement
  • w/c 28th June Second movement
  • w/c 5th July Third movement

Year 12 Homework

Assessments on Thursday 20th May

Other revision resources you can use is here:

Composition

Draft Rondo due on Friday 14th May on Google Classroom

Year 12 Homework w/c 20 April

Revision

Revise for a short answer test on the SECOND movement of the Haydn on Tuesday 27th April

Composition (deadline Friday 30th April on Google Classroom)

NOTE: next week we will be adding another few features so don’t hand it in early

Write a storm episode for orchestra. Your orchestra should be at least the size of that for Haydn 104.

There is no set form and it need not be a complete movement (i.e. a fragment is fine) but it must use features covered in class and listed here.

Year 12 Easter Homework

Please make sure you have handed in your Rondo and your photocopies and programme for the Performance Assessment by WEDNESDAY 31st

AoS A and Haydn 104

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