Meeting the Sun

Secondary KLA:
Creative Arts
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10

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© State of New South Wales, Department of Education.

An interactive music lesson where students will meet renowned Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin and learn about her inspirations for composing and creating new works. Students will explore various stories and poems written by some of our incredible Anzac heroes and experience a performance of Elena’s Anzac inspired work “Meeting the Sun”. They will also have the opportunity to learn and perform a movement of this moving work.

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACAMUR097) Analyse composers’ use of the elements of music and stylistic features when listening to and interpreting music

(ACAMUR098) Identify and connect specific features and purposes of music from different eras to explore viewpoints and enrich their music making, starting with Australian music including music of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

(ACAMUR104) Evaluate a range of music and compositions to inform and refine their own compositions and performances

(ACAMUR105) Analyse a range of music from contemporary and past times to explore differing viewpoints and enrich their music making, starting with Australian music,including music of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and consider music in international contexts

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
Audience:
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Composing (Music), Music performance, Musical elements
Activities:
Communication activity, Interactives, Listening activity, Oral activity, Practical activity
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Friday, 8 May 2020

Resource ID: d68c34f3-ed55-4679-af46-277647fe0c57