A Guide to Rock & Pop Music 1960-1990 (Eduqas)

A Guide to Rock & Pop Music 1960-1990 (Eduqas)

This is a starting point for the analysis of the Rock & Pop genres needed to fulfill the requirements of the new Eduqas A-level qualification. This is a 66-slide powerpoint and is by no means a complete guide but can be used as an overview for most genres and in-depth for a few styles and tracks. The styles that are covered within this powerpoint include: 1960s psychedelia, soul, funk, disco, punk, progressive rock, heavy rock/metal, reggae and 1980s electro-pop. The track analyses that are included cover the following artists: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Jackie Wilson, Sex Pistols, The Specials, Pink Floyd, Earth Wind & Fire, The Bee Gees, Gloria Gaynor, The Pet Shop Boys, Kate Bush and Motorhead.
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The Development of the Symphony (1750-1830)

The Development of the Symphony (1750-1830)

*A 13-slide resource. * A history of the symphony, tracing the development from 1750 through to c.1830. * A history of the development of the orchestra from pre-1750 through to c.1830. * Detailed musical characteristics of the Baroque style. * Detailed musical characteristics of the Classical style. * Detailed musical characteristics of the Romantic style. * An overview of the Mannheim School. Suitable for use with any exam board using orchestral music (1750-1830) as set works, specifically Eduqas (and/or WJEC).
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Four Decades of Jazz 1910-1950: Revision Sheets (MUSC4)

Four Decades of Jazz 1910-1950: Revision Sheets (MUSC4)

Designed to aid revision for the AQA MUSC4 Four Decades of Jazz 1910-1950 component. Please see details below for a breakdown of the revision sheets available in this resource: 1. Comparison of Styles - Core characteristics of New Orleans, Swing, Bebop, Cool Jazz 2. Charlie Parker - Characteristics of his playing and his Contributions to the development of jazz 3. Count Basie - Characteristics of his playing and his Contributions to the development of jazz 4. Dizzy Gillespie - Characteristics of his playing and his Contributions to the development of jazz 5. Duke Ellington - Characteristics of his playing and his Contributions to the development of jazz 6. Louis Armstrong - Characteristics of his playing and his Contributions to the development of jazz 7. Miles Davis - Characteristics of his playing and his Contributions to the development of jazz
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Rock & Pop Glossary

Rock & Pop Glossary

A five-page glossary of useful terminology for the study of Rock & Pop (Eduqas AS-level Music). A starting point and precursor research activity to the study of Rock & Pop music from the 1960s-1990s.
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Into the 21st Century Glossary

Into the 21st Century Glossary

A two-page glossary of useful terminology for Into the 21st Century (Eduqas A-level Music). A starting point and precursor research activity to the study of Thomas Ades' Asyla and Sally Beamish's Opus California.
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