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Leaving Certificate Music by Scoilnet

The prescribed works form an obligatory part of the syllabus at both Ordinary and Higher levels. There are two groups of prescribed works and the collection below relates to Group B.

Berlioz
Mozart
Deane
The Beatles

Berlioz, The Ball (second movement) and March to the Scaffold (fourth movement) from the Symphonie Fantastique are the prescribed works.

Course B Prescribed Works

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/12930/12567.pdf Added: 29 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Presentation for the Music Teachers Conference from AM Higgins on the prescribed works for the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Leaving Cert exams. Presents discussion and study points around the works of Berlioz, Deane, Mozart and The Beatles.

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Strand: Set Works

Suggestions for use: Teacher use only. Useful points when planning class on the set works. Good for recapping the points that should be emphasised.

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Hector Berlioz

http://www.hberlioz.com/ Added: 01 Jun 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

Detailed notes on Hector Berlioz - one of the set composers on the Leaving Cert Course B.

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Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/12929/12566.pdf Added: 29 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Notes from the Music Curriculum Support team on the prescribed works for LC Music. Presents information on the Romantic Era; Berlioz's music and style; detailed analysis of all five movements from the Symphonie Fantastique.

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Suggestions for use: Detailed notes that can be used as background to class prep or printed out and given to students.

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Video: Berlioz - Marche au Supplice

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNSeBwy4qGw Added: 30 May 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Audio / Video

A video of the Boston Symphony Orchestra playing the 4th movement of the Symphonie Fantastique in 1962 - the video is in black and white. Access to YouTube is required.

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Berlioz Symphony Fantastique-Notes

http://www.hberlioz.com/Scores/sfantastique.htm Added: 02 Dec 2012 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Reference

Programme note-style analysis of each movement of this monumental work. Also contains scores for each movemnt (including Berlioz's later version of Mvnt II)

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Strand: Set Works

Suggestions for use: Listen to 2 different versions of one of the movements and set questions to compare and contrast.

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Berlioz - A Ball

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ci9lUsWusX4 Added: 17 Jan 2013 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

Good audio/video clip of this movement. Contains real time written descriptions of what is happening in the music, both technically and in the story of the piece.

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Suggestions for use: Play the video in class and discuss the drama and story in this piece of music. The superimposed explanatory text will help students (and teachers too!)

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Course B Prescribed Works

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/12930/12567.pdf Added: 29 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Presentation for the Music Teachers Conference from AM Higgins on the prescribed works for the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Leaving Cert exams. Presents discussion and study points around the works of Berlioz, Deane, Mozart and The Beatles.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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Strand: Set Works

Suggestions for use: Teacher use only. Useful points when planning class on the set works. Good for recapping the points that should be emphasised.

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Language: English
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An Analysis of Mozart’s Piano Concerto K488

http://www.musicteachers.co.uk/resources/mozartk488.pdf Added: 29 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Detailed analysis of the first movement of this set work for the Leaving Certificate Music exam. The notes describe what is happening for each section and also include comments. Very detailed. Written for the UK Music Teachers Association.

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Suggestions for use: Very detailed notes that could be used for your own class notes that you give students. As they stand probably too detailed for all but the strongest student.

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Mozart Piano Concerto in A Major

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/12933/12570.pdf Added: 29 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Detailed notes from the Music Curriculum Support team on the set work for the Leaving cert exam. Includes sections on the background to the work, an analysis of the three movements and an examination of the main themes within the work.

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Suggestions for use: Can be used in class prep. Sections could also be printed out for students.

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The Beatles

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/12932/12569.pdf Added: 29 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Notes from the Curriculum Support team on the set works from The Beatles for the Leaving Cert exam. Includes a chronological chart for The Beatles as well as detailed analysis of the three songs from the Sgt Pepper album.

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Suggestions for use: Detailed notes which can be used in class prep for these set works. Elements of them could also be given to students.

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Sgt Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xj2bmQ4P4cM Added: 30 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Remastered audio of the Leaving Cert exam set work from the Beatles. The album of the same name was released in June 1967 and spent over five months at the top of the UK charts.

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Suggestions for use: Could be played to class before detailed study. Indeed, it could be played at any time really!

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When I'm Sixty Four

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCss0kZXeyE Added: 30 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Audio clip of the Beatles song which is a set work for the Leaving cert exam. The song was released as part of the Sgt Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band album in 1967

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Suggestions for use: Play during a class when studying this set work. Good quality.

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