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Simple Scores: An easy arrangement for a beginner orchestra. Piece 8 The Factory

Simple Scores: An easy arrangement for a beginner orchestra. Piece 8 The Factory

A tried and tested easy piece, that can be repeated and arranged to produce a performance. Aimed at pupils in their first few terms of playing an instrument or for use in class lessons. By keeping the music simple, pupils can concentrate on improving their performance skills, listening to each other and use of expression on their instrument. Comes with a printable score and also a contracted score to project on a white board so pupils do not need paper copies! This also gives you the option of annotating with note names and other symbols and prompts. More confident players can perform a solo. Parts 1-3 are in C . Part 4 is for open string violin. Part 5 and 6 are in Bb making them suitable for clarinet and brass instruments. There is a Grade 2 standard piano accompaniment with guitar chords underneath. To finish piece, all play their first note. Pupils could add lyrics to reflect the piece. This is just one from a series of ‘Simple Scores’ pieces.
myrabarretto
Simple Scores: An easy arrangement for a beginner orchestra. Piece 7 Rock Till You drop

Simple Scores: An easy arrangement for a beginner orchestra. Piece 7 Rock Till You drop

A tried and tested easy piece, that can be repeated and arranged to produce a performance. Aimed at pupils in their first few terms of playing an instrument or for use in class lessons. By keeping the music simple, pupils can concentrate on improving their performance skills, listening to each other and use of expression on their instrument. Comes with a printable score and also a contracted score to project on a white board so pupils do not need paper copies! This also gives you the option of annotating with note names and other symbols and prompts. More confident players can perform a solo. Parts 1-3 are in C . Part 4 is for open string violin. Part 5 and 6 are in Bb making them suitable for clarinet and brass instruments. There is a Grade 2 standard piano accompaniment with guitar chords underneath. To finish piece, all play their first note. Pupils could add lyrics to reflect the piece. This is just one from a series of ‘Simple Scores’ pieces.
myrabarretto
Simple Scores: An easy arrangement for a beginner orchestra. Piece 6 Water Spirit

Simple Scores: An easy arrangement for a beginner orchestra. Piece 6 Water Spirit

A tried and tested easy piece, that can be repeated and arranged to produce a performance. Aimed at pupils in their first few terms of playing an instrument or for use in class lessons. By keeping the music simple, pupils can concentrate on improving their performance skills, listening to each other and use of expression on their instrument. Comes with a printable score and also a contracted score to project on a white board so pupils do not need paper copies! This also gives you the option of annotating with note names and other symbols and prompts. More confident players can perform a solo. Parts 1-3 are in C . Part 4 is for open string violin. Part 5 and 6 are in Bb making them suitable for clarinet and brass instruments. There is a Grade 2 standard piano accompaniment with guitar chords underneath. To finish piece, all play their first note. Pupils could add lyrics to reflect the piece. This is just one from a series of ‘Simple Scores’ pieces.
myrabarretto
GCSE Music 9-1 Editable MusicTABOO Cards

GCSE Music 9-1 Editable MusicTABOO Cards

Create an example Taboo-style game for GCSE students based on one of the SetWorks and then give them the template to create their own. Colour coded using the same analysis colour scheme used in all the resources I have developed. Add a bonus reward for the students who can give examples related to the word on their card. Adapt for KS3 or even KS5. Offered here as an editable Word Document. Print double-sided on thin card flipped on the long edge. NB. It looks a little strange in the preview/info but I know the file is fine in Word 2016 and so I’d be interested to hear from anyone who tries downloading whether it works successfully. I hope you like it!
tinyclanger
Year 8 Peter and the Wolf

Year 8 Peter and the Wolf

A 6 week SOL based on Peter and the Wolf for a year 8 class. (Can be adapted for year 7 and 9) The aim of this project is to explore the instruments of the orchestra, learn how music and words fit together, explore graphic notation and composition. The end aim of the SOL is for the students to compose new music for each character alongside a graphic score. Then they can put this together with the text and do a whole class performance. They will each have a graphic score poster which could be then used for displays :)
ayeshaakkari
Bhangra - KS4 Introduction

Bhangra - KS4 Introduction

This set of four lessons would make a great listening and appraising introduction to Bhangra music, for either Year 9 or Year 10. It includes a powerpoint presentation for four lessons, practice listening question and worksheets. The powerpoints cover the key musical features of Bhangra, including instrumentation, and focus on the musical elements of this genre as part of the Eduqas GCSE specification.
kn0854
Film Music Project - Booklet, lessons & resources

Film Music Project - Booklet, lessons & resources

Film Music Project suitable for Year 7 or Year 8 students. The first two lessons are based on learning how to play a series of differentiated leitmotifs on the keyboard, followed by four lessons working on creating music on GarageBand (or similar software) to accompany a Harry Potter Film Clip. This pack includes 6 lesson powerpoints, two worksheets, and a work booklet for students to use.
kn0854
Music Decor - AQUA AND GRAY - Curwen Solfege Hand Signs, Diatonic & Chromatic

Music Decor - AQUA AND GRAY - Curwen Solfege Hand Signs, Diatonic & Chromatic

Looking for a way to spruce up your room this year? Look no further! The Aqua and Gray collection is for you! When you add a music teacher decoration set your room will shine! This set provides you with solfege posters for your room with the Curwen solfege hand signs! I have included diatonic and chromatic signs in both landscape and portrait versions. The set also includes 4 different skin tones - mix and match as you please! This is included in the Aqua and Gray Music Decor Bundle Included in this File: • Solfege hand sign posters in portrait (4 skin tones). • Solfege hand sign posters in landscape (4 skin tones) • Blank versions for you to edit to your needs. • Chromatics with several variations (download preview for more details and list of pitches). • All in 4 per page versions too. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
pitchpublications
Orchestra Instruments Posters

Orchestra Instruments Posters

A set of posters showing a various instruments found in an orchestra. See also ‘Orchestra Instruments PowerPoint’. Visit www.knightowleducation.com for more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
Orchestra Instruments

Orchestra Instruments

A PowerPoint giving information about the different sections of the orchestra. See also Orchestra Instruments Posters. Visit www.knightowleducation.com for more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
The Beatles

The Beatles

Seven Beatles songs analysed, including the four songs from ‘Revolver’ which are Edexcel A level set works: Eleanor Rigby Here, There and Everywhere I Want to Tell You Tomorrow Never Knows Love Me Do A Hard Day’s Night A Day in the Life Suitable for A level and GCSE listening. Includes a scheme of work on the Beatles for younger pupils.
chrisgillmusic
Chord Sequence for Song Writing

Chord Sequence for Song Writing

This is an introductory Lesson on Chord Sequences to start your songwriting project with any year group. I have tried it with KS3 and 4, but also some KS5 students had a good look at it in order to start their. PPT, SmartBoard, word and PDF document. No learning objectives this time as this is a one off. Look for the whole scheme of work if you like. Please add comments and tell me how you would like me to develop that e.g. songs in different tonalities. Thanks nadir4music
nadir4music
Year 7 Band Project Unit

Year 7 Band Project Unit

Band Project Unit suitable for Year 7 students based on learning the four chords (C, G, Am, F) on the keyboard, and an ensemble performance assessment. This pack includes 5 lesson powerpoints, 4 song sheets, and a work booklet for the students to use.
kn0854
Shape of you - Ed Sheeran

Shape of you - Ed Sheeran

Get the class to play the riff from Ed Sheeran’s - Shape of you! Music for: Piano/Tuned percussion Guitar Bass guitar Ukulele Boomwhackers Have fun :) NOT in the original key
iamsomewhere
A fun colourful teaching and revision  of notation. Also intro to orchestra.

A fun colourful teaching and revision of notation. Also intro to orchestra.

Lower school. Follow Rosie and Hoops as they help Professor Blithe work out the clues to the next mystery!! Resource introduces students to rhythm sums, notation spellings, composers, instruments of the orchestra, sharps and flats, and notes on the keyboard. Not going to lie - could mark this during the lesson that got the powers that be off my back, looked impressive when there were 350 of these all marked with feedback. Students enjoyed it and the lower ability GCSE enjoyed doing it “felt like doing a puzzle in a magazine”. It has massively helped with writing of sharps and flats and understanding of naturals.
Pete12b
Introduction to Band Work - Another Day in Paradise. Includes chords, tabs, lyrics & explanations

Introduction to Band Work - Another Day in Paradise. Includes chords, tabs, lyrics & explanations

This is a great project for classes who are being introduced to band work for the first time. You can teach all of the parts of this song including the ostinato line, chords on the piano and ukulele, lyrics for singers. There is also a very clear structure for bands to follow as well as lessons on how to play a chord and follow a chord structure. When teaching this topic as a whole class, student are very often able to go into bands and put the parts together as a rock/pop band. I always teach this as the final topic for my Year 8s at the end of the Summer Term ready for Year 9.
bhowe
The Greatest Showman 10 minute medley

The Greatest Showman 10 minute medley

This is a 10 minute medley that I have edited and produced. It would be great for a school performance or an assembly activity. The songs included (in order) are: The greatest show, Million Dreams, This is Me and Come Alive. There are 3 files to this resource: The Song Sheet the lyrics are in two colours, Black for solo singing parts that can be split to suit your group and Blue for the ensemble parts. The Medley MP3 This is a medley arranged by myself, it is a backing track but the original singers remain for the ensemble parts just to give the kids a bit of help. The Medley with singing MP3 I have recorded the song with vocals to show where the solo parts come in. I performed this medley with KS1 and Lower KS2 children. I split the solo parts into 3-4 lines each child, either alone or in little groups. They had no trouble learning their parts and the added ensemble vocals gave the volume needed for the big chorus parts. Please leave a review and happy singing!
rosie_m
These Days - Rudimental feat. Jess Glynne group performance

These Days - Rudimental feat. Jess Glynne group performance

Group Performance of the song These Days by Rudimental feat. Jess Glynne. It contains parts for Keyboard (melody & chords), Xylophone, Guitar chords, Ukulele chords, 3 bass guitar parts, Piano, Flute, Clarinet/Trumpet and Eb Alto Sax. EDIT: Now contains both Sibelius 7 and Sibelius 5 files.
lospolloshermana
KS3 Perfect Lead Sheet

KS3 Perfect Lead Sheet

Lead sheet for Ed Sheeran’s Perfect. Suitable for KS3 Contains Ukulele chords/ Piano Chords. First Verse/Pre-chorus/Chorus.
jonyrids
KS3 Counting Stars Lead Sheet

KS3 Counting Stars Lead Sheet

Lead sheet for Counting stars by One Republic. Contains ukulele chord diagrams, piano chord diagrams, first verse/chorus/pre-chorus lyrics.
jonyrids
Water Music - Composition Activity Resources

Water Music - Composition Activity Resources

Children will discover how Debussy was inspired by water before using the pentatonic scale to compose and perform their own compositions that portray a journey of water in the impressionistic style of Debussy on keyboards or tuned percussion. 11 Slides include: An opening quote based around depicting our everyday lives in music Lesson objective An introduction to Debussy, impressionism and the pentatonic scale Appraising task (4 short excerpts of Debussy’s piano music) Composition task steps to success Images of the ‘calm’ and ‘rapid’ water motifs Examples of children’s graphic scores which represent a journey of water Worksheets: ‘Calm’ and ‘rapid’ water motifs sheet music Supplementary writing sheet for the appraising task Audio files (MP3): 4 short excerpts of Debussy’s piano music that portray the flow of water: The Sunken Cathedral Goldfish Reflections in the Water Gardens in the Rain Starter/appraising task: After a brief introduction to Debussy, his compositional style and the pentatonic scale, the children will get the opportunity to listen to four excerpts of Debussy’s piano music. Depending on the children’s age, they can either use the supplementary worksheet to write about how Debussy has used the elements of music to portray either calm or rapid water or this can simply be a discussion. Composition activity: The children will use the ‘Calm’ and ‘rapid’ pentatonic motifs sheet and incorporate these, as well as their own, into a composition for keyboard or tuned percussion that portrays the journey of water. Children can work alone or as a duet, which can then be turned into a whole class performance where one group’s composition blends into another. Plenary/next steps The children will be given the opportunity to perform, listen to other group’s performances and appraise each other’s performances. They can also be given the opportunity to create a graphic score to represent the journey of water depicted in their compositions. This is an extremely easy resource to use and has produced some beautiful compositions and outstanding performances from the children in my classes. It can be used in a single lesson or for introducing a full unit on Debussy, impressionism and the pentatonic scale.
TomMatthias
Fusion SoW

Fusion SoW

I use this at the end of Year 9 to introduce some Music GCSE set works to the students.
hannyp85
Rap SOW

Rap SOW

A 6 week lesson on Rap. I have resources for practical and if needed please send me an email and I will provide the link as cannot sell on here.
hannyp85
Instruments of the orchestra (22 slides including information, images and interactive activities)

Instruments of the orchestra (22 slides including information, images and interactive activities)

A Power Point presentation (22 slides) containing information about the different instrument families of the orchestra, images of the main instruments in each family, and videos showing solo performances of each instrument. Highly informative and effective. I have used this resource with Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. Pupils have been engaged throughout as they are able to see and hear the instruments being played.
joelle_t_94
Joseph Haydn Activities: Listening Maps, Glyphs, & Writing Prompts

Joseph Haydn Activities: Listening Maps, Glyphs, & Writing Prompts

This set of Franz Joseph Haydn printables are useful for Composer of the Month activities, sub plans, and for incorporating writing. Almost all pages contain a coloring or drawing element and there are listening maps, glyphs, and a writing prompt for the “Surprise Symphony,” “The Clock,” and “The Joke.” A word search is also included for early finishers and there are answer keys and sample answers for subs to reference as well as a brief description of each listening piece. Check out the preview to see what’s included. Included: •Table of Contents & Ideas for Use •Haydn Bio •Coloring page with bio •Coloring page with fill-in-the-blanks bio •Coloring page of Haydn with birth and death dates •Brief information sheet about the following 3 pieces •Surprise Symphony •Listening map •Listening glyph •Writing prompt with illustration boxes •The Clock •Listening map •Listening glyph •Writing prompt with illustration boxes •The Joke •Listening map •Listening glyph •Writing prompt with illustration boxes •Haydn Word Search
SillyOMusic
5-Note Scale Warm-Up: 3D Foldable for Beginning Band (Concert Bb)

5-Note Scale Warm-Up: 3D Foldable for Beginning Band (Concert Bb)

This is a fun five-note scale warmup to help elementary/beginning band students learn the first five notes of the concert Bb scale. It comes with folding pages that can be folded in half for assessing students on scales, and it comes in a 3D folding prism where students can practice their scales in one of three ways! The folding sheets can hang off the top of a music stand. One side asks students to write in measure numbers and note names. The other side is the scale for their instrument, without any note names or clues. The double folding sheet can be turned into a triangular prism and can rest on the music stand. One side has students number the measures and label the note names. The second side has the scale which students can play from with no clues. The third side has a blank staff where students draw their notes onto the staff. This is a great tool for differentiation because students can read from the side that meets their needs. Check out the preview to see all of the worksheets. Pages and Instruments Include: •Ideas for Use •Single Fold Warm-Up Sheets •Double Fold Warm-Up Sheets •Flute, Oboe •Clarinet, Trumpet •Alto Sax, Baritone Sax •Tenor Sax •French Horn •Bassoon, Baritone, Euphonium, Trombone •Tuba •Mallets •Blank Template
SillyOMusic
Havana - Classroom Performance

Havana - Classroom Performance

Provided in this bundle is a PDF containing: A lead sheet (melody and chords) for both keyboard and guitar (TAB) The piano riff for piano, guitar and bass Guitar chords There is also a PowerPoint presentation containing nine different musical concepts which can be taught through this class performance (e.g. broken chord, riff, etc.). The PowerPoint focuses in on the particular moment in which the concept is found and provides a simple explanation.
SheikhandRattle
Concert Bb Scale | Speed Note Naming | Full Scale Flash Worksheets

Concert Bb Scale | Speed Note Naming | Full Scale Flash Worksheets

This is a fun music activity to help reinforce note identification and increase reading fluency for notes in the concert Bb scale. It’s great for elementary/beginning band students and contains 46-pages of speed trials (similar to Mad Minute) where students can compete against the clock, each other, or themselves! Check out the preview to see what’s included. Answer keys are also in the set in case you need them for sub plans or you’d like students to check their work. I also have a set of the first 5 notes of the scale for 1st-year band in my shop. Instrument Groups Include: •C Treble (flute, oboe, mallets) •C Bass (baritone, euphonium, bassoon, trombone) •C Bass Low (tuba) •Bb (clarinet, trumpet) •Bb high (tenor sax) •Eb (alto/bari sax) •F (French horn) Each Set of Instrument Groups Include: •Ideas for competitive use •2 pitch identification sheets with whole notes •2 pitch identification sheets with whole, half, and quarter notes •2 sheets where students draw-in the notes •4 blank templates for you or the student to create their own worksheet
SillyOMusic
Creating an EDM track online

Creating an EDM track online

This is a comprehensive 6 week course for Key Stage 3 in which they will: Recognise and describe EDM (Electronic Dance Music) Use an online DAW (Soundtrap) to create a track of music (sequencing loops) Use MIDI a device correctly Upload their track online to share it with others in their year for constructive comments The extensive PowerPoint covers every aspect of these aims and guides the class through each required stage. Having developed and run this course a couple of times I can honestly say that students have really connected with and enjoyed these 6 lessons. It has served me particularly well during the final term when the focus and attention of some students in KS3 is lacking…! Perfect for the end of term. If you do not have access to MIDI devices you can still run the course! You can use the keyboard provided with Soundtrap. Everything has been embedded into the PowerPoint (videos and mp3). However, in case any links are broken I have included all required videos and mp3s.
SheikhandRattle
Famous Musicians Top Trumps Card Game set of 27 Music Lesson Starter Plenary

Famous Musicians Top Trumps Card Game set of 27 Music Lesson Starter Plenary

Set of 27 Famous Musician Top Trumps cards featuring artists, designers and inventors. Includes a page of ‘backs’ so you can print back to back, double sided. Pdf and Publisher files included to make it easier to print/display. They should print out the correct size for the smaller laminaing pouch card sizes if you wanted to laminate them. Useful as a starter or end activity.
mikedean
Music Colouring Pages: Instrument Families of the Orchestra | Music Colouring Sheets

Music Colouring Pages: Instrument Families of the Orchestra | Music Colouring Sheets

These zentangle-inspired, colouring sheets of musical instruments of the orchestra are perfect for early finishers and sub plans. They are a coloring activity for students needing to wind down. I’ve just added bonus pages, where students label the instruments in each instrument family (see thumbnail above). April 2, 2018 These are great worksheets/activities to use and reuse in your substitute plans because you can color them differently every time. Students can get pretty creative with how they color and texture each page.They will look fabulous on your music bulletin board! There are 42 instrument/family pages and 2 versions of each colouring sheet: The instrument image The instrument image with question boxes where students write in: -Name of instrument -Instrument family Included: •Table of Contents & Coloring Ideas •Brass Family •Baritone •Cornet •French horn •Trombone •Tuba •Woodwind Family •Alto saxophone •Baritone saxophone •Bass clarinet •Bassoon •Clarinet •English horn •Flute •Oboe •Piccolo •Tenor saxophone •Percussion Family •Bass drum •Chime tree/mark tree •Cymbals •Gong •Marimba •Snare drum •Tambourine •Timpani •Triangle •Tubular bells/chimes •String family •Cello •Double bass •Viola •Violin •Keyboard family •Celesta •Piano •Harpsichord •Pipe organ
SillyOMusic
Ave Maria (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

Ave Maria (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

Schubert’s ‘Ave Maria’ is another great arrangement in a rock/pop ballad style for Flexi-Band and Orchestras and Bands of all sizes. Strong melodic lines using Schubert’s famous vocal themes together with modern harmony supported by a robust rhythm section make this suitable for any combination of players. A fantastic way to introduce your band and audience to one of the most famous pieces ever composed for voice! Also ideal for ensemble examination purposes. The Flexi-Band Classical Pop Series allows conductors to mix and match orchestration to meet available resources. Piano, Drum Kit, Rhythm Guitar and Bass Guitar provide strong harmonic and rhythmical support for common combinations of C, Bb, Eb, F, Treble/Viola/Bass Clef instruments including lead guitar and Nuvo instruments. More titles available from www.paulbarkermusic.com Copyright © 2018 Paul Barker ℗ 2018 Paul Barker
pb1685
Sonorous (Piano Solo)

Sonorous (Piano Solo)

‘Play the way you feel’ is the performance guidance indicated on this new contemporary solo for piano. Designed for pianists of all ages, ‘Sonorous’ was composed to be therapeutically pleasing to practise and perform at times when a little personal reflection is needed … give yourself some time to relax and express yourself - ‘Play the way you feel’ with ‘Sonorous’ More titles available from www.paulbarkermusic.com Copyright © 2018 Paul Barker ℗ 2018 Paul Barker All Rights Reserved.
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