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

Year 7 Music  

UNIT 1:  Introduction to Music

  • Rhythm
  • Pitch
  • Major and Minor keys
  • Texture
  • Dynamics

 UNIT 2:  Michaela Songbook 1: Listening exercises and Whole Class Singing

  • Hallelujah
  • Your Song
  • Let It Be
  • The Sound of Silence
  • Livin’ On A Prayer
  • Stand By Me
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love
  • Don’t’ Look Back In Anger
  • True Colours
  • Leaving On A Jet Plane

 UNIT 3: The Story of the Orchestra Part 1: Composers and Key Works

  • Baroque era: Vivaldi, Bach
  • Classical era: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
  • Romantic era: Wagner, Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saens, Brahms, Grieg
  • Modern era: Prokofiev, Gershwin, Bernstein 

 Year 8 Music 

UNIT 1: Michaela Songbook 2: Whole Class Singing

  • Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
  • All Of Me
  • Angels
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water
  • Can You Feel The Love Tonight
  • Circle Of Life
  • Dancing In The Moonlight
  • Don’t Stop Believin’
  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • I’m A Believer
  • Imagine
  • Lean On Me
  • Make You Feel My Love
  • Mamma Mia
  • Moon River
  • Perfect
  • Summer of 69
  • Take Me Home, Country Road
  • You’re So Vain
  • Yesterday

UNIT 2: The Story of the Orchestra Part 2: The Instruments

  • Strings: Violin, viola, cello, bass, harp
  • Woodwind: Flute, piccolo, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone
  • Brass: Trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba
  • Percussion: Timpani, xylophone, cymbals
  • Keyboard: Organ, harpsichord, piano

UNIT 3: Stage and Screen: The Sound of Music

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