Learning objects The Whitlams meet the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

TLF ID M020237

The Whitlams meet the Sydney Symphony Orchestra was produced through a partnership between the Sydney Opera House and the NSW Department of Education (then the NSW Department of Education and Training). It consists of an interview (divided into eight video clips) with Tim Freedman from The Whitlams and conductor Ben Northey following the 2009 Education concert at the Sydney Opera House by the Sydney Sinfonia and The Whitlams. The program included arrangements of Tim’s songs by The Whitlams, Ben Northey, Peter Sculthorpe and others.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource supports teaching and learning in Music Stage 4, 5 and 6 (Music 1) and includes a songwriting composition task for Stage 5 and an aural and performance task for Stage 6 Music 1 students.
  • NSW Music 7-10 Syllabus (2003) outcomes: 5.4 Demonstrates an understanding of the musical concepts through improvising, arranging and composing in the styles or genres of music selected for study 5.5 Notates own compositions, applying forms of notation appropriate to the music selected for study 5.6 Uses different forms of technology in the composition process 5.7 Demonstrates an understanding of musical concepts through the analysis, comparison, and critical discussion of music from different stylistic, social, cultural and historical contexts.
  • NSW Music 1 Stage 6 Syllabus (2009) outcomes: Through activities in performance, composition, musicology and aural, a student: H1 performs stylistically, music that is characteristic of topics studied, both as a soloist and as a member of an ensemble H4 articulates an aural understanding of musical concepts and their relationships in a wide variety of musical styles H5 critically evaluates and discusses performances and compositions H7 understands the capabilities of performing media, incorporates technologies into composition and performance as appropriate to the topics studied H9 performs as a means of self-expression and communication H11 demonstrates a willingness to accept and use constructive criticism.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

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  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
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  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
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  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
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  • Name: Education Services Australia
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  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
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  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education.