Clocks : the music of Elena Kats-Chernin / devised by Stephen Lalor.
Australian Artists Analysed in this Kit
|Russian rag (1996) by Elena Kats-Chernin|
|Variations in a serious black dress (1995) by Elena Kats-Chernin|
|Clocks (1993) by Elena Kats-Chernin|
This music resource kit explores the music of leading Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin. Stephen Lalor looks at Russian Rag, Variations in a Serious Black Dress and the title work, Clocks. The kit is aimed at senior secondary schools and teritary institutions, and fits syllabus requirements for the study of recent Australian music - all pieces were written post-1985. The units contain questions in the areas of aural study, musicology, performance, composition and arranging. This kit assumes a background in music literacy including an understanding of music notation, intervals, chords, keys, rhythm patterns, and elementary knowledge of orchestral and other instruments.
Contents note: Teacher's booklet (including teaching activities and notes) -- 'Clocks' CD (featuring the Sydney Alpha Ensemble, ABC Classics: 456 468-2) -- Scores: 'Russian rag : for 8 instruments' ; 'Clocks' ; 'Variations on a serious black dress'.
Provides teaching activities and notes to accompany the compact disc 'Clocks : the music of Elena Kats-Chernin', and is aimed at senior secondary schools and tertiary institutions.
Kit: A millennium of choral composition : an exploration kit for high school students, teachers, choristers and conductors in the compositional techniques of choral music / prepared and written by Stephen Leek.
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