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Music Styles Project

Introductory presentation about music styles and the year 9 music assessment task 3 at Melbourne High School.
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Hildy Essex

on 10 September 2009

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Transcript of Music Styles Project

music style
what is style?
Style is a way of categorising music into different types, based on the identifying
There are numerous different styles of music that have developed and evolved throughout time and that distinguish themselves from one another through their varying musical characteristics.
classical
popular
baroque
classical
romantic
modern
rock
hip-hop
techno
funk
reggae
r n b
pop
jazz
notated
not written down
musical characteristics
Music research
Podcast
where do I find info?
music styles
project
part 1
part 2
Choose 2 of the following styles (only 1 from each list)
Research the
and
historical development
musical characteristics
list 1
list 2
hip hop
funk
rock*
techno
jazz*
chamber music*
folk*
opera*
* you will need to focus on a particular stream within the overall broader style.
submitted as a
written report
Stuff to include...
then... this information is what you base part 2 on...
basic information
historical development
musical characteristics
the name of two artists/composers who currently perform/compose that music
the name of 2 pieces of music in that style
where people might be able to hear this music in Australia
the characteristics of the music in terms of the following headings (at least 3 of these headings should be discussed in detail):
instrumentation
rhythmic characteristics
harmonic characteristics
melodic characteristics
function of the music and how the musical components relate/contribute to this
historical development of that style, including:
time/location it started
changes in the style throughout time
major artists influencing the development and how
sociological context of the music (what was/is its purpose? when/where/why was/is it played?)
You are a music journalist for a well-known
podcast
radio station.
that discusses the two music styles.
You are to present a short
Things to note about the podcast
compare
contrast
and
the differences and similarities of the
between the two musical styles.
MUSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
NUMBER 1
NUMBER 2
choose a
music example
from each style and use them
through your podcast to demonstrate the
MUSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
multiple times
multiple times
multiple times
multiple times
student samples!
student sample 1
student sample 2
Choose the sections of the music
WISELY
research issues to consider
the library - books!
the internet, but make the sites...
good sites
Consider:
the purpose of the site
commercial? (to sell something?)
education? (to inform)
the author
qualifications to speak on the topic?
any editing process
plagiarism
variety of sources
.com
.biz
.edu
government (or other) organisation?
.gov
.org
wikipedia
+
=
=
+
+
assessment criteria
Musical analysis of the two styles
Historical analysis of the two styles
Synthesis of information for part 2
Depth of understanding of the musical characteristics, as demonstrated by the references to the audio tracks in part 2
Research and bibliography/referencing
Presentation of radio show (appropriate and effective narration style, effective use of the software etc…)
musical elements
melody
harmony
rhythm
timbre
texture
dynamics
that combine to form that particular style.
early music
neo-classical
minimalism
expressionism
trance
alternative rock
death metal
jungle
jazz fusion
be-bop
swing
blues
soul
rag
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