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Special Events Music can be described using the m………………. e……………….

These are the building blocks of all pieces of music. They include: T………………….. T………………….. T………………….. D…………………. D…………………. S…………………. A piece composed for a funeral might use the following musical elements: A slow t……………… Long d……………… Quiet d……………… A piece composed for a wedding might use: An ……………….. (instrument) Tempo: …………………. ………………………….. ……………………………. ………………………….. Film Music The features of Westerns might include…… Lots of b…………… and p…………………… instruments show links with the military. Repetitive horse hooves galloping can be shown by an o………………… often in the bass or drums. S………………………. rhythms set the scene in which part of the world? …………………… The notes often have a long d…………………. to show vast open space/plains. Trumpet F………………….. show a military presence.

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The features of Spy/Thrillers might include…… The ‘cool’ modern feel of the film is shown through the use of e…………………... and m……………………… instruments. The main character is often linked to a musical R……….. that is a repeating pattern. The features of Horrors might include…… The use of the c………………….. scale and s……..tones creates the creepy feel. Tension and suspense are created by the use of insistent O…………s. The use of D……………… rather than consonance. The features of Science Fiction might include…… The feeling of ‘Space’ is created by the interval of a …..th and the use of long d……………….. notes. Often there is a b…………. f………………….. to show importance and grandiose. There may also be sound effects to show that the film is set in the f………………….

Orchestral Landmarks Classical orchestral music was written between ………. And ……….. The dominant section of the orchestra was the s……………. followed by the w………… There was very little b………….. and p……………. Only the occasional h………… and t…………….. A famous composer was M………………. or H…………………

1800-1830 orchestral music is also known as e……….. r……………… and had a l………….. orchestra. We now began to hear more b……… instruments. Particularly t……………. The w……………….. section played a more significant role during this time. A composer at this time was B…………………….. 1830-1900 was also know as the l……………. R………………… period. The O…………………….. had now become a lot bigger and we are introduced to brass instruments such as t……………… and t……… The P……………………. section has also grown and features many more instruments. Melodies may now be heard on less common instruments and p…………… are longer. A composer from this time was T………………….. or B…………………

Popular Song Since 1960 Soul Soul music has its roots in G……………. and B……………… Features include c……….. and r………………. between main vocalist and backing vocals as well as some i……………………… (a feature taken from blues music) e.g. James Brown, Aretha Franklin Rock

Rock music began in the 70s and featured guitar techniques and effects such as o…………………. d………………….. and p…………..c…………. The vocal are often rough and the d………… are featured heavily. e.g. Led Zeppllin Ballads Ballads often have a s……………. tempo and usually use a……………… instruments rather than electric. They are often about love or death. e.g. Elton John Brit-pop / Indie Examples are B…………… and O…………….. Fusion Pop songs that take influence from more than one c………………. are said to be fusion. An example could be Indian and Irish combination. Reggae Reggae originates from J…………………. and has a distinctive s…………………………… rhythm and o……… b…………. chords. The lyrics often reflect p……………. and l………….. There may be more percussion.

Music For Dance Baroque Dance Suite The Minuet has …….. beats in the bar and is at a m……………. tempo. The g……………. is in 6/8 and has a fast t………………… It often also has an

a…………….. (up beat). The Gavotte has …….. beats in the bar and begin on the 3rd beat of the bar. The S………………. is the slowest dance and has ……… beats in the bar. Latin American Dances S…………… and S…………… feature lots of p……………….. instruments. They have a f………….. tempo and rhythms are s………………………. The T…………… is in a m…………. key and feature a d…………….. r………………. in the bass part. It has a much slower t……………….. 19th Century Dances The W………. is identified by its 3 beats in the bar and is usually performed by an o……………… Composer – Strauss The Polka has …… beats in the bar. It is performed by an orchestra and often features instruments in the s………….. family. Composer - Strauss

Club Dance D……….. music began in the 70s and featured catchy melodies and synthesisers. The dance ‘moves’ often contained ‘routines’. Since the 1990s club dance has contained much s…………………. music that is created using computers. You may also hear other music

technology such as a v……………. on the voice and r………………….. that creates an echo effect. Club dance music usually has f……….. tempo and uses many r……… (repeated patterns) and looping.