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Sound Matters

An Anthology of Listening Material for GCSE Music

By David Bowman / Bruce Cole

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Sound Matters (An Anthology of Listening Material for GCSE Music). Composed by David Bowman / Bruce Cole. This edition: ED 12351. Education Theory. Score. Text language: English. 200 pages. Published by Schott Music (SD.49003135).

ISBN 9790220115523. With Text language: English.

This Anthology of 72 music examples, consisting of the Teacher's Manual, Pupil's Questions, Music Book and two Recordings on CD or Cassettes, is intended to provide comprehensive resource materials for the listening component of the GCSE music syllabuses. The extracts have been selected especially to illustrate the periods, styles and rudiments of music encompassed within the syllabuses, and the four components of the publication produced to ensure maximum assistance to the teacher in the classroom.

  • Quittez, Pasteurs 
  • Pierlala (18th century sutch song) 
  • One night as I lay on my bed 
  • Duck dance 
  • La Mourisque  Composed by T. Susato
  • Benedictus  Composed by G. Da Palestrina
  • O quam gloriosum est regnum  Composed by T.L. De Victoria
  • You that wont, to my pipe's sound  Composed by T. Morley
  • Deus In Adjutorium  Composed by C. Monteverdi
  • Sarabande (from Op. 2 No. 10)  Composed by Arcangelo Corelli
  • Hark, each tree (from Ode for St Cecilia's Day)  Composed by Henry Purcell
  • Second Allegro (from Op. 3 No. 11)  Composed by Antonio Vivaldi
  • Lascia ch'io pianga (from Rinaldo)  Composed by George Frideric Handel
  • Meine Tage in den Leiden (from BWV 150)  Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Seufzer, Tranen, Kommer, Not (from BWV 21)  Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag (from BWV 145)  Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag (BWV 629)  Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Le Petit-Rein  Composed by F. Couperin
  • Polonaise (from BWV 1067)  Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Recitatives and Chorus (from Part 1 of Messiah)  Composed by George Frideric Handel
  • Minuet and Trio (from "La Passione")  Composed by Franz Joseph Haydn
  • Poco Adagio (from Op. 9 No. 5)  Composed by Franz Joseph Haydn
  • Coda (from Larghetto)  Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Der Vogelfanger (from Die Zauberflote)  Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Andante (from Sonata Op. 49 No. 1)  Composed by L. V. Beethoven
  • Overture (from Der Freischutz)  Composed by C.M.v. Weber
  • Am Meer (from Schwanengesang)  Composed by Franz Schubert
  • Un Bal (from Symphonie fantastique)  Composed by Hector Berlioz
  • Mazurka (Op. 7 No. 5)  Composed by Frederic Chopin
  • Fantasiestuck (Op. 73 No. 1)  Composed by R. Schumann
  • Preludio (from Etudes d'execution transcendante)  Composed by Franz Liszt
  • Miserere (from Il Trovatore)  Composed by Giuseppe Verdi
  • Prelude (to Tristan and Isolde)  Composed by Richard Wagner
  • Variations 13-16 (fromthe Finale of Symphony No. 4)  Composed by Johannes Brahms
  • Dumka (from Piano Quintet in A major Op. 81)  Composed by Antonin Dvorak
  • Slow Movement (from Symphony No. 5)  Composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • Epilog (from Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche)  Composed by R. Strauss
  • Voiles (from Preludes Book I)  Composed by Claude Debussy
  • The Anti-Abolitionist Riots in the 1830's and 1840's  Composed by Ch. Ives
  • Third movement (from Variations for Piano Op. 27)  Composed by A. Webern
  • Third movement (from Sonata for two Pianos and Percussion)  Composed by B. Bartok
  • Secondo (from String Quartett No. 6)  Composed by E. Lutyens
  • Bransle Simple (from Agon)  Composed by I. Strawinsky
  • Le traquet strapazin (from Catalogue d'oiseaux)  Composed by O. Messiaen
  • Zyklus  Composed by K. Stockhausen
  • Stripsody  Composed by C. Berberian
  • St Veronica wipes His Face (from Vesalii Icones)  Composed by P.M. Davies
  • Chronometer  Composed by H. Birtwistle
  • Piper's Linn  Composed by J. Casken
  • The World is in Heaven (from Glad Day)  Composed by S. Martland
  • Peace in the Valley  Performed by F. Molton
  • Fidgety Feet  Performed by Tho Original Dixieland Jazz Band
  • Jazz Me Blues  Performed by Bix Beiderbecke And His Gang
  • Only You  Performed by The Platters
  • Mack the Knife  Performed by E. Fitzgerald
  • The Girl From Ipanema  Performed by S. Getz And A. Gilberto
  • Papa's Got a Brand New Bag  Performed by J. Brown And The Famous Flames
  • Purple Haze  Performed by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • Music  Performed by J. Miles
  • I and I are the Chosen One  Performed by Shakatak
  • The Sun Goes Down  Performed by Level 42
  • Sekar Gadung (Bali, Indonesia) 
  • Drum Ensemble (Burundi, East Africa) 
  • Etenraku (Japan) 
  • Aochara and Gata en Kaharva (from Dhun "Man Pasand", Northern India) 
  • Dance of the Owl (Arnhem Land, Australian) 
  • Ti-tzu and P'i-p'a (China, Chamber Music) 
  • Dastgah Segah (Persian Classical Music Iran) 
  • Jelea Din Bosanci (Romania) 
  • Mi Raza (Bolivia, South America) 
  • National (Trinidad, Steel Band) 
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