P1 – Describe different types and styles of music-based programming with some appropriate use of subject terminology
M1 – Explain different types and styles of music-based programming with reference to detailed illustrative examples and with generally correct use of subject terminology
D1 – Critically evaluate different types and styles of music- based programming with supporting arguments and elucidated examples, consistently using subject termi-nology correctly
Review existing programmes and produce a report on music-based programme formats covering:
- types of music-based programming
- styles of music-based programming
- how they serve audiences. Importance
300 – 500 word report on blog
As discussed in lesson to help with understanding of different types and styles of music-based programming
Music-based programming: within a format, eg Contemporary Hit Radio (CHR), Adult Contemporary (AC), gold, recurrent, easy listening, classical, specialist; from chosen eras, eg rock ‘n’ roll, seventies,current; selection criteria, eg aesthetics, target audience, constructing a narrative, audience interactivity,
Top 40 charts
Types: broadcast radio (public service, commercial); internet radio (public service, commercial); in-store audio (promotional, ambient) Styles: ratio of speech or other audio to music; branding and identification; content chosen for aesthetic reasons; suitability for target audience; presentation, eg personality, anonymous; vocal delivery, eg conversational, informative
Blog report on Music Based Programmes and styles.
MUSIC PROGRAMMING TYPES AND STYLES
Describe the different music radio programme styles you’ve studied AND how they serve their audiences?
Public v Commercial
Radio 1, R2, R3, R4, 5Live, 1Xtra, Asian Network, 6 Music
Classic FM, Capital, Heart, Smooth, Capital Xtra, Xfm, Gold
AC – Adult Contemporary e.g Heart, R2
CHR – Contemporary Hit Radio e.g Radio 1, Capital
Specialist – Kerrang, Planet Rock, 1Xtra, Xfm
Soft/Gold – Free Radio 80s, Gold, Smooth
Classical – R3, Classic FM
FORMATS listened to and examples of presentation styles studied;
AC Format aimed 25-44 old
(clock analysis HERE)
Songs? Describe music mix.
How Heart space its music vs adverts/speech content?
Big blocks of music (3 songs in a row segued) No DJ links
Speech – big block across Top hour.. Ads 3”/News 1”/Competition “Whose On Heart” 3 mins = 7 mins of music-free speech
RADIO 1:- 11.30-12noon
CHR – audience served 15-24 years old
Describe music mix ?
How R1 split music-speech content
(insert CLOCK here)
2” News at BOTTOM hour, 2-song segue
DJ LINKS – MORE!
Presentation style – loves music, passion
HOW SERVE AUDIENCE?
HEART V RADIO 1
Toby Anstis v Fearne Cotton
Toby – brand-driven “this is Heart”.. “goto Heart.co.uk “Whose on heart”
Fearne – informed about music
BBC as public service, Fearne needs to inform & educate
Toby Anstis can be purely ‘entertainment’ lead and drag audience through ad breaks.
Is Radio 1 serving 15-24 ?
Is Heart serving 25-44 ?