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Year 12 Jazz and Classical Homework

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Jazz: Revise and listen to all three set works. Ensure you listen with your notes.

Classical: use the sheet in today's lesson to revise all three set works. If you have lost your sheet or you were not in today's lesson, download it from here.

Year 13 Homework: Fri 26/03/10

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Essay: Discuss Wagner's theories of music and drama. Illustrate your answer with detailed references to a passage from a music drama.
Due: Tuesday 20th April 2010

Year 12 Classical Homework Tue 23/03/10

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Short essay question:

Using the exposition of Schubert's Unifinished Symphony, explain how this work contrasts with typical Classical writing. Refer to instrumentation, texture, tonality and any other notable features.

Due: Tuesday 30th March 2010

Year 13 Homework: Fri 19/3/10

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Make sure you read the extracts from Dahlhaus' Nineteenth Century Music to support your answer as well. Please make notes. This will be in preparation for next week's essay: Discuss Wagner's theories of music and drama. Illustrate your answer with detailed references to a passage from a music drama.Due in on Friday 26th March 2010.On a different note, click here is the Schoenberg playlist from today's lesson.

Jazz and Classical Homework: 16/03/10

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Jazz: Revise everything we have learned about Miles Davis and So What for a listening test for next lesson. Classical: Essay - Compare and contrast the use of the orchestra used by Bach in his 3rd Orchestral Suite with the orchestra that Schubert uses in his Symphony no. 8. Due: Tuesday 23/03/10

Year 13 Homework Fri 12/03/10

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1) Finish the listening paper from a couple of weeks ago and complete the new one (Parry?) by Tuesday 16th March 2010.

2) In any format you like (table, PowerPoint, bullet points, essay), find at least 2 examples of each leitmotif in Act I ofDie Walkure, placing them in the context of the plot and explaining (or at least suggesting) their significance. This is due in on Friday 19th March 2010.

Year 12: Classical Homework Tue 02/03/10

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Complete the sheet given out in lesson. If you have lost it, click here to download it from Google Docs.

Due in Tuesday 16/03/10

Year 12 Jazz Homework

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Read over all that we have learned in today's lesson (2/3/10) so that you really familiarise yourself with it. Due next week (9/3/10).