Music - Year 8

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Week beginning

7/9

Subject Topic

Introduction

Body Percussion

Listening to the ‘Hall on the Mountain King’

Key Learning points/big questions

Looking at different ways you can play a violin

Recognising the difference between and Piece of Music in a Major key and a Piece of Music in the Minor key

Key words

Arco

Pizzicato

Double Stopping

Accelerando

Rallentando

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Written answers

Verbal questioning

Resources

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Week beginning

14/9

Subject Topic

‘A night on a Bare Mountain’

Key Learning points/big questions

Looking at the story behind this piece

Keywords

Piano

Forte

Subito Forte

Crescendo

Dynamics

Pitch

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Week beginning

21/9

Subject Topic

Trumpet  Voluntary  by  Jeremiah Clarke

Key Learning points/big questions

Following a basic score to this piece

Key words

Sharps

Trills

Harpsichord

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Week beginning

28/9

Subject Topic

Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky

Key Learning points/big questions

Following a basic score

Looking at various Brass instruments

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Week beginning

5/10

Subject Topic

Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Key Learning points/big questions

Looking at different types of musical ensembles

Looking at different genres of Music

Following a basic score

Further developing Musical Language

Key words

Mezzo Forte

Forte

Crescendo

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Week beginning

12/10

Subject Topic

Food Glorious Food by Lionel Bart

Key Learning points/big questions

Following a graphic score

Recognising different rhythmic patterns

Key words

Mezzo Forte

Forte

Crescendo

Texture

Timbre

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Verbal questioning

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Week beginning

19/10

Subject Topic

Giving constructive feedback

Recognising different vocal ranges

Key words

Harmonies

Rhythm

Pitch

Dynamics

Time signatures

Key Learning points/big questions

Introducing :-  Dotted crotchet 1 Quaver, Triplet and Dotted quaver Semiquaver followed by a crotchet

Independent/Home learning

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Linked Assessment

N/A

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Half Term

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