Definitive Guide to Set Works for A2 Applied Music 2016
for use with the A2 Applied Set Works 2016 - Definitive Guide for A Level Edexcel from ZigZag Education

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J S Bach: Cantata No. 48
Arnold Schoenberg: Der kranke Mond
Leonard Bernstein: On the Waterfront: Symphonic Suite (opening)
John Williams: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: Flying Theme
Niall Keegan: Jig and New Irish Barndance

J S Bach: Cantata No. 48

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Videos

John Eliot Gardner plays Cantata No. 48 (on original instruments)
Cantata No. 48 (sound only) 1
Cantata No. 48 (sound only) 2
Cantata No. 48 in separate movements: Chorus (Harnoncourt)
Cantata No. 48 in separate movements: Chorale (Harnoncourt)
Cantata No. 48 in separate movements: Aria (Harnoncourt)


Arnold Schoenberg: Der kranke Mond

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Videos

Der kranke Mond with score 1
Der kranke Mond with score 2
Der kranke Mond with score 3
Der kranke Mond: Bauwien van der Meer with Ensemble 88
Der kranke Mond: Sally Burgess Live at the Almeida London
Der kranke Mond: Soprano: Maria Cristina Bisogni
Der kranke Mond: Ildikó Iván, soprano


Leonard Bernstein: On the Waterfront: Symphonic Suite (opening)

Videos

On the Waterfront Video 1
On the Waterfront Video 2
On the Waterfront Video 3
On the Waterfront 'I could have been a contender!' scene


John Williams: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: Flying Theme

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Videos

The composer Mark Slater preparing music for a short film
Clip from E.T.
Clip of Williams conducting the suite from E.T.
Clip of Williams conducting the main theme
Video clip of the Flying Theme
Audio clip of the Flying Theme
Audio clip of main theme
Dario Marianelli on composing film music in general
Jeff Rona on technology used to compose film music
A video about the making of the music of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Williams and Spielberg


Niall Keegan: Jig and New Irish Barndance

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Videos

Example of dancing to the Irish jig 1
Example of dancing to the Irish jig 2
Example of dancing to the Irish reel 1
Example of dancing to the Irish reel 2
The Navvy On The Shore: Bob McQuillen
The Navvy On The Shore: Session at the Wexford Tavern
The Navvy On The Shore: Ceoil Players
The Navvy On The Shore: Vincent Brodericks
The Irish flute played by Tom McElvogue 1
The Irish flute played by Tom McElvogue 2
The Irish flute played by Tom McElvogue 3
Other pieces played by Niall Keegan 1
Other pieces played by Niall Keegan 2
A dancing reel 1
A dancing reel 2 (sound only)