Michaela Community School | Music at Michaela
Michaela Community School, Wembley
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Music at Michaela

Year 7 Music  at Michaela 

UNIT 1:  NOTATION

  • Understanding pitch
  • The stave
  • Bass clef and treble clef note reading

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 UNIT 2:  STORY OF MUSIC

  • Ancient and Medieval
  • Renaissance
  • Baroque
  • Classical
  • Romantic
  • 20th Century
    • Russian
    • Serialism
    • Jazz
    • Popular

Including: Listening and analysis of 24 core composers

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 UNIT 3: RHYTHM

  • Pulse
  • Time signatures
  • Note lengths
  • Rests

 To ABRSM grade 1 standard

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 UNIT 4: HARMONY

  • Scales
  • Key signatures
  • Accidentals
  • Intervals
  • Harmonic analysis

 To ABRSM grade 1 standard

 

Year 8 Music Curriculum at Michaela

UNIT 5: SET WORKS – world music

  • Africa
  • The Americas
  • India

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UNIT 6: RHYTHM

  • Time signatures
  • Triplets
  • Grouping/beaming
  • Composition

 To ABRSM grade 3 standard

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UNIT 7: HARMONY

  • Key signatures
  • Scales
  • Phrasing
  • Octave transposition

 To ABRSM grade 3 standard

 

 Year 9 Music Curriculum at Michaela

UNIT 8: SET WORKS – the orchestra

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UNIT 9: RHYTHM

To ABRSM grade 4 standard

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 UNIT 10: HARMONY

To ABRSM grade 4 standard

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 UNIT 11: ANALYSIS

 

If you would like to find out more about the Music curriculum, please email info@mcsbrent.co.uk