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The following resources are designed for the Unit 3 & 4 VCE Music  Style & Composition Course.

Area of Study 1 - Responses to Music

In BOTH Unit 3 & 4 the first Outcome assessment is based around Critical Listening. We will listen to a wide variety of compositions from a wide variety of styles and we will explore how different compositional devices & the Elements of Music are used to create compositional outcomes. The assessment for this Outcome will be a short response Exam during class time where you will write responses on selected Previously Unheard Works. To prepare yourself for this assessment we will regularly take part in critical listening tasks in class time. 
This resource is designed to assist with your work in all elements of this course. This iBook is available for download from the iBook store and covers all the elements listed below.

Area of Study 2 - Organisation & Context

In BOTH Unit 3 & 4 the second Outcome assessment is based around our analysis of how the Elements of Music & the 3 Compositional Devices (Contrast, Variation & Repetition) are used to create compositional outcomes.
The studied works for each unit are:
  • Unit 3 - Darkside by Tim Minchin & Earth Cry by Peter Sculthorpe
  • Unit 4 - Vessels by Phillip Glass & So What by Miles Davis

Area of Study 3 - Creative Responses

In BOTH Unit 3 & 4 the third Outcome assessment is based around the development of your Creative Responses or Compositions. In Unit 3 you will work to develop a series of Compositional Exercises that demonstrate the knowledge you have acquired through the analysis of studied works. Ion Unit 4 you will apply these skills in the creation of a original work. There will be class time allocated to the development of these compositions.

iTunes U Codes:

Year 12 Music Style & Composition

Course Code: FNA-NR9-ENB

How to enrol on iTunes U: