Music Moves

The use of layering repetitive patterns, ostinati, to create ensemble sounds is an important composition tool. This program demonstrates how melodic and non-melodic ostinati can be added to a dong to create a composition.

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Series 1 Episode 9 Pathways To Music 15:28

Series 1 Episode 9 Pathways To Music

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The final episode of this series demonstrates processes for students to follow to create their own musical compositions, as well as provides historical and cultural contexts to develop music appreciation and understanding.
Series 1 Songcraft 15:33

Series 1 Songcraft

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We look at differing song writing processes used by three groups of people and follow the craft of song writing from the initial idea or trigger, through setbacks and changes to the final performance.
Series 1 Soundscape 15:32

Series 1 Soundscape

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Beginning with a poem about the wind, students identify sound words in the poem in order to explore the concepts of tone colour, a sound score and graphic notation.
Series 1 Sounds For Story Telling 15:33

Series 1 Sounds For Story Telling

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Different features of sound production, including duration, dynamics and tempo, are explored in a quest to produce sounds that enhance the meaning of a story.
Series 1 Percussion 15:30

Series 1 Percussion

Expired 3.0 38 x
Body percussion: an important tool for understanding music and pre-instrumental skill development. Its repertoire is transferred to found instruments ie rubbish bin lids, tins and sticks, and a composition is developed.
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