analysing how the use and combination of the elements of music defines their developing personal style and how their style is influenced by cultural and historical styles
listening to, analysing and comparing the performance practices of others to shape and refine their interpretation of a piece of music
comparing music from different styles to identify and describe stylistic, cultural and historical practices and inform their own composition and performance practice
investigating why and how different traditions, styles and contexts affect the experience and interpretation of a piece of music and taking this into account when interpreting and composing music
Considering viewpoints – societies: For example – How is this piece typical of the social context in which it was created? cultures: How are the elements of music used in this piece to convey a cultural identity? histories: What historical forces and influences are evident in this work?
evaluating the use of the elements of music when listening to and interpreting music