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KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 11 Music
Term 1Area of Study 3: Music for Stage and Screen  
Students will do an analysis of a set work and then compare and contrast the following: one set work - Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope by John Williams - with an unknown piece, focusing on the following: Diegetic Music, Underscore, Background Music, Cue, Fanfare, Dominant Pedal, Ostinato, Compound Interval, Ritardando, Neapolitan Chord, Flattened Supertonic, Quartal Harmony. Students will start work on the set brief composition.
Assessment: Listening paper. Solo performance.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Area of Study 4: Fusion  
Students will compare and contrast: one studied set work - “Samba Em Preludio” by Esperanza Spalding, focusing on the following: Acoustic, Cover, Solo, Turnaround, Clave, Tempo Rubato, Melismatic, Monophonic, Counterpoint, Broken Chord. Students will also continue to work on the set brief composition.
Assessment: Listening paper. Ensemble performance.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Composition Coursework  
Students will complete melodic and rhythmic dictation exercises and will continue to work on the set brief composition.
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Composition Coursework
Students will complete melodic and rhythmic dictation exercises and will continue to work on the set brief composition.
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5Exam Revision
Students will prepare for the final written paper.
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 

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