To be able to develop melodic, harmonic and rhythmic ideas from the styles or traditions of music studied

In this lesson you will find your inspiration in order to create your own fusion piece. You will identify which cultural styles and ideas you wish to develop through different composition techniques such as repetition, variation, and call and response.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.Name two West African drums

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Q2.Where did this instrument originate?

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Q3.Name this set of pitches

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Q4.What is a drone?

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Q5.What style of fusion is "Release" by Afro Celt Sound System?

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Q6.How did travel help Afro Celt Sound System form?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Name two West African drums

1/6

Q2.Where did this instrument originate?

2/6

Q3.Name this set of pitches

3/6

Q4.What is a drone?

4/6

Q5.What style of fusion is "Release" by Afro Celt Sound System?

5/6

Q6.How did travel help Afro Celt Sound System form?

6/6

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Worksheet

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Developing Fusion Ideas

Here is your opportunity to really show what you have learned about how to develop musical ideas and start creating a fusion piece. Make sure you read the questions carefully.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.How long is the piece you need to create?

1/6

Q2.How many styles of music is the film company asking you to fuse for the travel documentary?

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Q3.Which style of music includes this melodic feature?

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Q4.Which fusion includes this harmonic feature?

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Q5.Which of these compositional techniques could be used to extend an idea?

5/6

Q6.What does tonal mean?

6/6

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Developing Fusion Ideas

Here is your opportunity to really show what you have learned about how to develop musical ideas and start creating a fusion piece. Make sure you read the questions carefully.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.How long is the piece you need to create?

1/6

Q2.How many styles of music is the film company asking you to fuse for the travel documentary?

2/6

Q3.Which style of music includes this melodic feature?

3/6

Q4.Which fusion includes this harmonic feature?

4/6

Q5.Which of these compositional techniques could be used to extend an idea?

5/6

Q6.What does tonal mean?

6/6

Lesson summary: To be able to develop melodic, harmonic and rhythmic ideas from the styles or traditions of music studied

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