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Hsc2017 music

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Presentation from 2017 HSC and education forum

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Hsc2017 music

  1. 1. Jim Coyle 2017 Music HSC
  2. 2. 2 pathways Music 1 Music 2 and extension
  3. 3. Numbers 2016 Music 1 4740 Music 2 718 Extension 458 http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/bos_stats/media-guide-2016/course.html
  4. 4. Contexts Students will study music in a variety of contexts. These musical contexts (styles, periods and genres) will be studied through specific topics. Topics available for study: An instrument and its repertoire Australian music Baroque music Jazz Medieval music Methods of notating music Music and religion Music and the related arts Music for large ensembles Music for radio, film, television and multimedia Music for small ensembles Music in education
  5. 5. Music of a culture (Preliminary course) Music of a culture (HSC course) Music of the 18th century Music of the 19th century Music of the 20th and 21st centuries Popular music Renaissance music Rock music Technology and its influence on music Theatre music
  6. 6. Preliminary Course Students will study at least THREE topics from the list above. HSC Course Students will study at least THREE topics from the list above. The topics must be: either THREE topics which are different from those studied in the Preliminary course or TWO topics which are different from those studied in the Preliminary course and ONE topic from the Preliminary course which shows greater depth of understanding, explores new repertoire and includes a comparative study. Note: Principals will be required to certify to this effect.
  7. 7. Example question Music 1 Explain how the layers of sound are used in this excerpt to achieve unity and contrast. (8 marks)
  8. 8. Resources Kamien, R., & Kamien, A. (1988). Music: an appreciation (Vol. 514). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. Nick Peterson (2008) An Introduction to the Concepts of Music (Cengage) Multi-media resources also available but very expensive. Hindson, Barbeler, Blom (2007) Music composition toolbox (Science Press) Past papers and recordings.
  9. 9. Music 2 Differences Notation Dictation Core composition Question 4 Sight singing
  10. 10. Sight singing
  11. 11. Resources http://www.australianmusiccentre.com.au/ https://www.sydneysymphony.com/learning-and-engagement/schools-and-teachers/resources- for-teachers http://www.jimcoylemusic.com/
  12. 12. Extension Music Band E4 Displays highly sophisticated understanding of the concepts of music, demonstrating independence of thought and a personal style. This is exemplified in a particular option when the candidate : displays a high level of creativity in composition demonstrating superior use of compositional techniques, sophisticated development of ideas and musical refinement OR presents a well-argued hypothesis demonstrating sophisticated and perceptive understanding of the concepts of music OR demonstrates a superior level of performance based upon stylistic refinement and highly developed technical skills
  13. 13. Numbers 485 – mostly Performance

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