My main resource is done! Check it out here! I have included all the concepts on music as different tabs at the top of the webpage, along with a basic analysis. The analysis includes score excerpts with coloured boxes highlighting certain ideas. On each of the pages there is a comment section for students to … More SSME Task 2: Update 3
So I have been analysing Elegies and Dances by Paul Stanhope and thinking of ways of integrating new media. Since one of my previous posts, I have changed one of my ideas. Instead of using PowerPoint to aid in the analysis of the piece, I am going to create a website with some basic information on … More SSME Task 2: Update 2
So I have decided on the main piece that I am going to use for my Year 12 Music 2 unit of work! *drum roll* Elegies and Dances by Paul Stanhope (2008) for string orchestra Score can be found here I have been listening to this on repeat ever since I decided on it! What a … More SSME Task 2: Update 1
In Senior Secondary Music Education, we have been focusing on Stage 6 (Year 11 and 12). For task 2, we have to design a unit of work on the Music 2 Mandatory Topic (Music of the last 25 years [Australian focus]), and create all required resources. I have just started the planning stage of this … More SSME Task 2
There was a time a couple of days ago when Hannah and I didn’t think we would finish this task. But we proved ourselves wrong and finished it earlier today! I AM SO HAPPY WITH IT! We finished all the recording on Thursday, finished off the vocals and recorded all the trumpet parts, and also … More TME IS DONE!
So on Wednesday, Hannah and I, started recording ‘Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B’! We started off recording the 12 bar blues chord progression using the Soundtrap midi keyboard just to help with intonation and timing, then I recorded the walking bass line. Luckily it being a 12 bar blues, I only had to … More Recording TME negotiated task
Hello again! So for my last assignment for Technology in Music Education, I have to create a self negotiated creative digital project. I have chosen to work with my friend, Hannah Alexander, for this task. We had been a bit hesitant about our original idea for a while, and on Tuesday we finally decided on … More TME Negociated task
As of Wednesday, I have officially finished writing and recording my piece, ‘Ode to Skye’, for Composition in Music Education. My piece was inspired by two songs; the Scottish folk song ‘Skye Boat Song’ and ‘An Orkney Wedding’ by Peter Maxwell Davis. I used the chord progression from ‘Skye Boat Song’ and wrote two new … More CME 3 Task Finished!
So since my last post, I changed the structure a little bit (typical Jess). I decided not to change the harmony, as I liked the original chords and to write a new melody over these existing chords. I also realised that the structure I planned out before will probably go over 3 minutes. So decided … More Presenting my CME Task 3 draft
So I’ve been thinking about my conversation with James Humberstone from the other day and what changes I am going to make. I have decided to compose for an unconventional string quartet; 2 violins, cello and double bass. Below is the structure that I have planned out and will be aiming to stick to. 1st … More Planning the changes for CME Task 3