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Notre Dame High School

Notre Dame
High School

Year 8

Harmony, Chords and Rhythm in Context

Chords ... Introduction to chords and harmony, Analysing and performing Oxygene, Major/minor tonality.

Music and Story ... Creative use of chords, Leitmotifs, Chomatic scales, Story composition.

Blues ... Performing Blues chords and scales, Exploring 12-bar Blues, Improvisation, Effective syncopation, Swing.

Rock & Roll ... From Blues to Rock & Roll, Class & group Rock & Roll performances.

Samba Music ... Samba instruments and layers, Rhythms of Samba, Samba structure, Developing Samba performances.