Music / Year 7 and 8

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Curriculum content descriptions

Perform and present a range of music, using techniques and expression appropriate to style (ACAMUM096)

  • using the features and performance practices to interpret a specific musical style
  • performing with correct posture, for example, standing or sitting in a way suitable to the instrument
  • maintaining technical control throughout the performance of a piece of music
  • experimenting with alternative dynamics and expression to enhance performance
  • Considering viewpoints – forms and elements: For example – How have the elements of music and instruments been used in this piece? What composition devices were used in your piece?
  • controlling tone and volume to create a balanced sound in ensemble performance
General capabilities
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Music performance

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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

Interactive Resource

MSO Learn

This is an iPad app about the design and roles of a symphony orchestra. It introduces students to the various sections of an orchestra: strings, woodwind, brass and percussion and allows them to explore and listen to the individual instruments as well as the collective sound of the orchestra. The app provides profiles of ...