National5 Music

NATIONAL 5 - COURSE CONTENT

PERFORMING SKILLS

Outcome

1   Perform music in a range of music styles by:

  1. Developing musical and technical skills, showing an understanding of the composer’s intentions for the piece.
  2. Identifying the strengths and areas for improvement in their performing.

 

COMPOSING SKILLS

Outcome

1  Create original music by:

  1. Understanding how a range of compositional methods and music concepts are used by composers and the influences on their work.
  2. Experimenting and using music concepts and compositional methods in creative ways to develop, refine and create original music.
  3. Developing musical ideas that make musical sense and realise their creative intentions.
  4. Self-reflecting on their music and their creative choices and decisions.

 

UNDERSTANDING MUSIC

Outcome

1  Recognise and identify music concepts and styles by:

  1. Identifying and distinguishing between level specific concepts in excerpts   of music.
  2. Identifying and analysing the social and cultural influences that have influenced the distinctive sounds and structure of specific musical styles.
  3. Identifying and understanding the meaning of music signs, symbols and terms