Music – Year 9

Autumn Half-Term 1

Theme and Variations Unit

A performance and composition unit studying the creation and development of melodic ideas.

Autumn Half-Term 2

Serialism / Expressionism Unit          

A composition based unit studying the principles behind serial technique and expressionism.

Spring Half-Term 1

Popular Unit

A group performance based unit resulting in a presentations of “Rockin’ All Over the World”.

Spring Half-Term 2

Film Unit

A unit studying the role and importance of film music resulting in the composition of a piece for a short film extract.

Summer Half-Term 1

Gamelan Unit

A group performance and composition unit studying the principles of Gamelan.

Summer Half-Term 2

Radio Programme Unit

A group based performance and composition unit studying the essential musical elements of radio leading to the broadcast of a 10 minute programme.