KS3 Course Overview Music

KS3 COURSE OVERVIEW - MUSIC

The curriculum combines listening, performing, composing, appraising and lessons have a practical focus.  Over the two years at KS3, students will study a wide range of musical styles from different traditions and parts of the world. Students are introduced to the wide range of contexts that these different styles are composed and performed and explore these styles through their own performance and composition work.

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7

Elements of Music

Stave notation Treble clef

Stave notation Bass line

Chords

Song writing

World Music - The Caribbean

8

Scales and Modes

World Music - Raga and Gamelan

Blues and Rock 'n' Roll

Riffs - Dance music and Minimalism

Film music

Popular Music