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Music / Year 7 and 8

Curriculum content descriptions

Experiment with texture and timbre in sound sources using aural skills (ACAMUM092)

  • experimenting with and transcribing pitch contour, beat patterns and rhythm sequences
  • singing and recognising intervals and melodic patterns to extend music ideas in improvisation and composition
  • Considering viewpoints – forms and elements: For example – How have the elements of music and instruments been used in this piece?
  • identifying qualities of chords in isolation and experimenting with combinations to create chord progressions
  • manipulating sound quality by exploring how sounds are produced by different instruments and voice types, for example, manipulating dynamics and timbre in voice or acoustic or digital instruments
  • experimenting with texture by layering sound in different ways in composition, for example, by using looping software
  • using aural skills to evaluate and improve interpretation of music they read and perform
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Sound sources,  Timbre

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