Music / Year 7 and 8

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Curriculum content descriptions

Practise and rehearse a variety of music, including Australian music to develop technical and expressive skills (ACAMUM094)

Elaborations
  • exploring and manipulating the elements of music within given parameters to create new music, and reflecting upon musical ideas used by Australian composers, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists
  • Considering viewpoints – societies, cultures and histories: For example – What is the social context of this piece and for whom would it be performed? What is the cultural context of this piece and what does it signify? What instruments and other features of the music indicate it is from a particular time and place?
  • rehearsing a range of music in solo and ensemble activities for performance to a variety of audiences
  • improvising, practising and rehearsing a range of music expressively and with attention to technique
  • considering and investigating techniques for stylistic features when rehearsing
  • practising interpretation of notation in a range of known and unknown repertoire
General capabilities
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Rehearsal (Music)

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Learning area Arts
Interactive Resource

SmartMusic - iTunes app

Practise reading notation and rehearse voice and various instruments with this interactive music learning software that has an extensive library of sheet music.It provides accompaniment to performances with backing tracks. Record and listen to your performance and loop difficult passages.Free when reviewed 28/5/2015

Teacher resource

Sydney Symphony bite-sized music lessons: years 7-8

This resource is a set of four downloadable PDFs that are part of the Teaching resources collection of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. They cover works of Ross Edwards ('Spirit ground') and Handel ('Movement VI' of 'Water Music Suite'). There is a set of Teacher notes and Classroom materials for each composer. The PDFs on ...