So timetabling constraints left us with several years’ gap in formal Music Technology provision following its Curriculum for Excellence split to separate new courses, but things change and we’re bringing it back as an S3 BGE option in session 2018–19 and Senior Phase SQA course in 2019–20! :-) Please see our new course choice advice … Read moreMusic Technology is back!
Following our trip to Inverness for the BBC Ten Pieces film in October, our new S3 (2015–16 S2) and Nat 4/5 Music pupils travelled to Glasgow on 7 June for the live concert given by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. And, while this pretty well marks the end of this year’s ‘official’ project, we’ve surely … Read moreTen Pieces Glasgow Concert
Two things for Nat 4/5 and Higher pupils to note here: Some YouTube video animations of Schubert’s Erlkönig. A new use for Sibelius they’ve inspired. For those just discovering this music for the first time, Erlkönig is a mega-classic creepy Lied (German art song) from a Goethe poem about a father galloping through the forest … Read moreErlkönig and Sibelius Live Analysis
Pupils (especially those studying SQA Music courses) please note the recent addition of these excellent videos to our links page for those wanting/needing to explore the instruments in more depth than the other ‘orchestra’ links there: Philharmonia Orchestra: Instrument Guides Which are also available with additional static content at: http://www.philharmonia.co.uk/explore/instruments
S2 and S3 Music travelled to Inverness to see the new BBC Ten Pieces film today. So now to capture some of the interest and enthusiasm it generated in creative and imaginative responses to this exciting project… What we’re planning is to continue with normal S2 group performance on guitar, bass, drums etc. (e.g. Group … Read moreBBC Ten Pieces Secondary