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Music at Merchant Taylors' Girls' School

Course description

Units include:

Unit 1 - Listening and Written Examination
Candidates should acquire, explore and apply musical language and context by the consideration of two Areas of study:
* The Western Classical Tradition
And one of the following:
* Choral Music in the Baroque Period
* Music Theatre: a study of the Musical from 1940 to 1980
* British Popular Music from 1960 to the present day

Unit 2 - Composition
Candidates will compose a piece of music (3-6 minutes long) in response to one of four briefs from the following musical genres:
* Vocal music
* Small ensemble
* Electronic music
* Keyboard music

Unit 3 - Performance
Candidtaes offer two performances:
* a solo performance on an instrument
* a solo performance on voice
* a solo performance on a second instrument
* an ensemble performance
* a technology-based performance

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Merchant Taylors' Girls' School directly.

Last updated date: 04 June 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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