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The Arts: Year 10 Music

Task

Part 1 - Written Report

Part 2 - Presentation
This part is where you transform your information and research into a new format to creatively communicate it to an audience.  

Part 3 - Research Documentation


Research Documentation Includes:

  1. The completed research table

  2. Two examples of ‘cornell notes’ being used

  3. Bibliography (attached to the final written report)

Modern Music Resources


Triple Js Unearthed Resources

MUSOPEN makes sheet music and education about instruments freely available. 

 


MUTOPIA - Freely available sheet music.


Music News

Australian

http://www.bendigomusic.com/

Australian Music Education
Australian Music Directory
Issues Effecting Contemporary Music in Australia
SnapShot - The Australian Music Industry

International

General Academic Music Resources

Harvard College Library - Online Resources for Music Scholars

Online Journals for Musicians, Musicologists and Music Theorists


State Library Music Resources
Classical music.

Access to most areas requires a login. If you don't have or do not wih to get a State Library card please see our College Library staff to access a resource.  Also pop culture and performing arts eResources too.

National Library Music Resources 
Mainly for Australian historical music. Again, access to most areas requires a login. If you don't have or do not wih to get a State Library card please see our College Library staff to access a resource.  


Other Good Resources

University of Illinois - Music Library

UCLA - Music Library

Possible Topics

Historical musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, composition, performance practice, and more!

  • The effect of music on the brain, on learning. 
  • The importance of a music education for all. 
  • Unique instruments and their development. 
  • Does music reflect society? 
  • Political music/ Protest music
  • Indigenous music / Indigenous rights through music
  • The ability of music to bring about change.
  • How does grunge reflect the 90s? 
  • Music therapy.
  • Cultural study of a decade - 20s, 50s, 70s, 90s, etc. 
  • Music of a generation 
  • The Sound - Punk, Hip Hop, Heavy Metal. 
  • The industry around the music - Nirvana and MTV
  • Individuals - What did they do that set a new standard? 
  • Explore events through songs - Cold War
  • The study of the music of different cultures, especially non-Western ones.(Ethnomusicology)
  • Ethnomusicology considers why people make music the way that they do, particularly the social processes involved in music-making.
  • Canon D and its use in Pop music.
  • The possibility of a universal riff. 

Article: How the urban and rural poor invented pop music by Jim Poe.