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The Concerto Through Time Study & Revision Guide

Full 20-page Study & Revision Guide booklet to support Area of Study:

 “The Concerto Through Time”

·               Available in “completed” format and “blank” format with question prompts for student completion.

·               Provides all underpinning knowledge as covered in the new GCSE (9-1) Music 2016 specification including emphasis on historical and social contexts of the Concerto, venue, commission and audience.

·               Key facts covering The Baroque Concerto Grosso and Solo Concerto, The Classical Solo Concerto and The Romantic Concerto including the development of the orchestra.

·               Score examples provide illustrations of key musical features from Concertos from different musical periods.

·               Diagrams and illustrations support learning in relation to the development of the orchestra and performance venues.

·               2-page Summary Table consolidates key musical facts

·               Key Words definitions highlight key musical vocabulary in relation to The Concerto Through Time

·               Learning Outcomes consolidate learning and act as a means of tracking pupil progress.

·               Download the completed Study & Revision guide HERE and the blank version HERE (or click on the related images).

The Concerto Through Time GCSE-style Listening Questions

A booklet of three GCSE-style Listening Questions to support Area of Study:

 “The Concerto Through Time”

·               Pupil answer booklet

·               Teacher mark scheme

·               Accompanying audio tracks

·               (Further questions will be added at a later date)

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The Concerto Through Time - Learning, Listening and Composing Resources
The Concerto Through Time - Starter and Plenary Activities
The Concerto Through Time - Performing Resources
The Concerto Through Time - Supporting Resources - Cover/Homework Activities

 

 

 

The Concerto Through Time

GCSE-style Listening Question 1

The Concerto Through Time

GCSE-style Listening Question 2

The Concerto Through Time

GCSE-style Listening Question 3

 

 

Worksheet 1 - Learning about the Concerto Grosso

(uses Audio 2 & 3 and optional SSS Audio 2)

 

Concerto Audio 2 - Concerto Grosso II from The Christmas Concerto - Corelli

Concerto Audio 3 - Brandenburg Concerto No.2 - J. S. Bach

Supported Self Study Audio 2 - Learning about the Concerto Grosso

Worksheet 2 - Learning about Ritornello Form

(uses Audio 4 and optional SSS Audio 3)

 

Concerto Audio 4 - Concerto Grosso Op.3 No.1 - Handel

Supported Self Study Audio 3 - Learning about Ritornello Form

 

 

Worksheet 3 - Learning about the Solo Concerto

(uses Audio 5)

 

Concerto Audio 5 - Solo Concerto Autumn (III) from ‘The Four Seasons’ - Vivaldi

Worksheet 4 - Listening to the First Movement of the Lute Concerto

(uses Audio 8 & 9 and optional SSS Audio 5)

 

Concerto Audio 8 - Lute Concerto in D Major 1st Movement - Themes - Vivaldi

Concerto Audio 9 - Lute Concerto in D Major - First Movement - Vivaldi

Supported Self Study Audio 5 - Listening to the First Movement of the Lute Concerto

 

 

Worksheet 5 - Listening to the Second Movement of the Lute Concerto

(uses Audio 9 & 10 and optional SSS Audio 6)

 

Concerto Audio 9 - Lute Concerto in D Major - First Movement - Vivaldi

Concerto Audio 10 - Lute Concerto in D Major - Second Movement - Vivaldi

Supported Self Study Audio 6 - Listening to the Second Movement of the Lute Concerto

Worksheet 6 - Listening to the Third Movement of the Lute Concerto

(uses Audio 11 and optional SSS Audio 7)

 

Concerto Audio 11 - Lute Concerto in D Major - Third Movement - Vivaldi

Supported Self Study Audio 7 - Listening to the Third Movement of the Lute Concerto

 

 

Worksheet 7 - Making Connections

(uses Audio 12 & 13 and optional SSS Audio 8)

 

Concerto Audio 12 - Clarinet Concerto No.1 - Weber

Concerto Audio 13 - Double Concerto for Saxophone, Cello and Orchestra - Michael Nyman

Supported Self Study Audio 8 - Making Connections

Worksheet 9 - Learning about Baroque Music

(uses Audio 16 and optional SSS Audio 11)

 

Concerto Audio 16 - Learning about Baroque music

(linked audio extracts)

Supported Self Study Audio 11 - Learning about Baroque Music

 

 

Worksheet 8 - Dumbarton Oaks    (uses Audio 4 & 14 (and/or Video 1) and optional SSS Audio 9)

 

Concerto Audio 4 - Concerto Grosso Op.3 No.1 - Handel      Concerto Audio 14 - Dumbarton Oaks - Stravinsky

Concerto Video 1 - Dumbarton Oaks - Stravinsky (05:58  101 MB)                Supported Self Study Audio 9 - Dumbarton Oaks

Worksheet 12 - Learning about Dotted Notes

 

Worksheet 11 - Learning about Rondo Form  (uses Audios 20-25 and optional SSS Audio 15)

 

Concerto Audio 20 - Melody A from Mozart’s Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat       Concerto Audio 21 - Melody B from Mozart’s Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat

Concerto Audio 22 - Melody C from Mozart’s Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat           Concerto Audio 23 - Opening of Mozart’s Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat

Concerto Audio 24 - Cadenza from Mozart’s Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat       Concerto Audio 25 - Finale from Mozart’s Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat (complete)

Supported Self Study Audio 15 - Learning about Rondo Form

 

 

 

Worksheet 10 - Learning about the Classical Orchestra

(uses Audio 19 and optional SSS Audio 14)

 

Concerto Audio 19 - Extract from Symphony No.29 - Mozart

Supported Self Study Audio 14 - Learning about the Classical Orchestra

Worksheet 13 - Learning about Musical Ornaments

(uses Audios 31-33 and  optional SSS Audio 19)

 

Concerto Audio 31 - Demonstration of Musical Ornaments

Concerto Audio 32 - Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Ornamented Melody

Supported Self Study Audio 19 - Learning about Musical Ornaments

Worksheet 14 - Composing with

Musical Ornaments

(modelled on Audio 33)

 

Concerto Audio 33 - Composing with Musical Ornaments

 

 

 

 

 

Worksheet 15 - Learning about the Romantic Concerto

(uses Audio 34 & 35 and optional SSS Audio 20)

 

Concerto Audio 34 - Cadenza 1 from Violin Concerto - Mendelssohn

Concerto Audio 35 - Cadenza 2 from Violin Concerto - Mendelssohn

Supported Self Study Audio 20 - Learning about the Romantic Concerto

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Starter/Plenary 1 - Going Solo

(uses Audio 1 and optional SSS Audio 1)

 

Concerto Audio 1 - Four linked extracts of music featuring Solo Performers

Supported Self Study Audio 1 - Going Solo

Starter/Plenary 2 - Introducing Vivaldi and the Lute

(uses Audio 6 & 7 and optional SSS Audio 4)

 

Concerto Audio 6 - Solo Lute Example

Concerto Audio 7 - “Autumn” from ‘The Four Seasons’ - Vivaldi

Supported Self Study Audio 4 - Introducing Vivaldi and the Lute

Starter/Plenary 3 - Introducing Vivaldi

 

 

 

Starter/Plenary 4 - Baroque On!

(uses Audio 15 and optional SSS Audio 10)

 

Concerto Audio 16 - Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F Major - J. S. Bach

Supported Self Study Audio 10 - Baroque On!

Starter/Plenary 5 - Baroque or Not Listening Quiz

(uses Audio 17 and optional SSS Audio 12)

 

Concerto Audio 17 - Baroque or Not Listening Quiz (10 linked audio extracts)

Supported Self Study Audio 12 - Baroque or Not Listening Quiz

Starter/Plenary 6 - The Baroque

Period

(Dates, Composers, Features, Instruments)

 

 

 

 

 

Starter/Plenary 7 - The Classical Period

(uses Audio 18 and optional SSS Audio 13)

 

Concerto Audio 18 - Extract from 1st Movement (Allegro) Clarinet Concerto in A K.622 - Mozart

Supported Self Study Audio 13 - The Classical Period

Starter/Plenary 8 - Classical or Baroque Concertos

(uses Audio 26 and optional SSS Audio 16)

 

Concerto Audio 26 - Classical or Baroque Concertos

(6 linked audio extracts)

Supported Self Study Audio 16 - Baroque or Classical Concertos

Starter/Plenary 9 - The Classical

Period

 

Starter/Plenary 10 - Classical Composers Card Sort

Starter/Plenary 11 - The Classical Period

(Dates, Composers, Features, Instruments)

 

 

 

 

Starter/Plenary 12 - Baroque or Classical Features Sort

Starter/Plenary 13 - The Romantic Period

(uses Audio 27 and optional SSS Audio 17)

 

Concerto Audio 27 - Finale from 1812 Overture - Tchaikovsky

Concerto Audio 28 - Examples of musical features of Romantic Period Music

Supported Self Study Audio 17 - The Romantic Period

Starter/Plenary 14 - The Romantic Period

(Dates, Composers, Features, Instruments)

Starter/Plenary 15 - Classical or Romantic Features Sort

 

Starter/Plenary 16 - Cadenza

(uses Video 3 or Audio 29 and Video 4 or Audio 30 and optional SSS Audio 18)

 

Concerto Video 3 - Opening of Piano Concerto in A minor - Grieg  (02:38  145 MB)          Concerto Audio 29 - Opening of Piano Concerto in A minor - Grieg

Concerto Video 4 - Cadenza and Coda from Piano Concerto in A minor - Grieg (04:20  256 MB)      Concerto Audio 30 - Cadenza and Coda from Piano Concerto in A minor - Grieg

Supported Self Study Audio 18 - Cadenza

 

 

Score 1 - Performing the First Movement of Lute Concerto in D Major - Vivaldi uses MIDI 1-5)

Concerto MIDI 1 - Part 1 - 1st Movement of Lute Concerto in D Major - Vivaldi

Concerto MIDI 2 - Part 2 - 1st Movement of Lute Concerto in D Major - Vivaldi

Concerto MIDI 3 - Part 3 - 1st Movement of Lute Concerto in D Major - Vivaldi

Concerto MIDI 4 - Part 4 - 1st Movement of Lute Concerto in D Major - Vivaldi

Concerto MIDI 5 - All Parts Together - 1st Movement of Lute Concerto in D Major - Vivaldi

Score 2 - Improvisations in Ritornello Form

(uses Score 1 & MIDI 1-5 from above and MIDI 6)

 

Concerto MIDI 6 - Section D (all parts together)  - 1st Movement of Lute Concerto in D Major - Vivaldi

 

 

 

Score 3 - Performing the Second Movement of Lute Concerto in D Major -  Vivaldi  (uses MIDI 7-10)

Concerto MIDI 7 - Part 1 - 2nd Movement of Lute Concerto in D Major - Vivaldi

Concerto MIDI 8 - Part 2 - 2nd Movement of Lute Concerto in D Major - Vivaldi

Concerto MIDI 9 - Part 3 - 2nd Movement of Lute Concerto in D Major - Vivaldi

Concerto MIDI 10 - All Parts Together - 2nd Movement of Lute Concerto in D Major - Vivaldi

Score 4 - Creating a Class or Group Solo Rhythm Concerto in Ritornello Form

Score 5 - Themes from Mozart’s 4th Horn Concerto in E flat

 

 

 

 

 

Cover/Homework 1 - The Concerto Through Time Key Words Wordsearch

Cover/Homework 2 - The Baroque Period Revision

Cover/Homework 3 - The Piano vs. The Harpsichord

Cover/Homework 4 - Baroque Composer Profile - Handel

Cover/Homework 5 - The Concerto Grosso

 

 

 

 

 

Cover/Homework 6 - Exploring a Concerto Grosso

(uses Concerto Video 2)

Concerto Video 2

III Adagio-Allegro-Adagio from “The Christmas Concerto” - Corelli (Voices of Music)

(03:22 38.2 MB)

Cover/Homework 7 - The Classical Period Revision

Cover/Homework 8 - The Classical Period Activities

Cover/Homework 9 - The Romantic Orchestra

Cover/Homework 10 - The Romantic Period Revision