Year 8 music Homework page
Reggae Music - Autmumn Term
You are a music journalist writing for a music section in a magazine. You have been asked to write an article on the history of Reggae music.
Include the following:
At least one paragraph should be written on Bob Marley
This should be written in neat and handed in a week before the end of term.
note value homework
Chinese Music - Christmas term
Create an A4 poster of 5 different Chinese instruments of your choice
You may print out and stick on the pictures. Included must be how it is played and what it is made of.
Compose a simple piece of music using the Pentatonic scale that is 4 bars long.
Create a key words section in your books with definitions of the following:
Variations - Spring Term 1
Find the definition of the following and create a key words poster with the title Variations using the following words
The Blues - Spring term 2
You have been asked to create blues song about the history of the blues. You can use all the key words below. Try to make it rhyme and it should be in the blues style.
BLUES – Describes the style of music originating from African-American slaves based on a chord
progression known as the 12-bar blues.
RHYTHM SECTION – Drums used especially in “Swing” music forming part of the “Big Band”
Indian music - summer term
1. In your own time find out about different Indian instruments. Write
an explanation for each and draw/print out a picture. Label all the different parts of the instruments.
State whether the instrument is stringed or percussion.
This can be done in books or on a sheet of plain paper.
you should include at least three Indian instruments
2. Find out about Indian Folk, Classical and Pop musicians.