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Film Music Summaries and Wider listening

Film Music Summaries and Wider listening

The 3 different Film Music pieces for the new Edexcel AS and A level Music course. Elfman: Batman Returns Portman: The Duchess Herrmann: Psycho Basic set work summaries taken from the Pearson Set Work Support Guide, that could be used by students for revision, and should be encouraged to use these as a starting point, searching for bar numbers and examples themselves. Wider listening examples with points they could mention in an essay.
k_tewkesbury1
Film Music Set work Summaries Edexcel A level Music

Film Music Set work Summaries Edexcel A level Music

A basic summary of the 3 different Film Music pieces for the new Edexcel AS and A level Music course. Elfman: Batman Returns Portman: The Duchess Herrmann: Psycho These could be used by students for revision, and should be encouraged to use these as a starting point, searching for bar numbers and examples themselves. Notes taken from the Pearson Set Work Support Guide.
k_tewkesbury1
End of Term Quiz (End of Summer Quiz)

End of Term Quiz (End of Summer Quiz)

Easy quiz for the end of term, contains several rounds all based on general knoweldge. Round 1 - Films, Round 2 - Popular Music Round 3 - Famous People Round 4 - Logos Round 5 - Trivia ROUND 6 - Random Round 7 - Name the city Answer all provided. Easy end of term quiz, accessible to all!
steffi2018
Music of China

Music of China

A complete unit of work focusing on the music of China. The resource pack contains: Powerpoint (x2) Examples of goo work, recordingsm, templates, mp4 and more. A very helpful resource to help develop pupils understanding of music from China.
hindlebank
Defying Gravity Scheme of Work Lesson PowerPoints

Defying Gravity Scheme of Work Lesson PowerPoints

Lesson Powerpoints for the WHOLE set work Defying Gravity used in a TEEP format. Powerpoints are varied in providing students with information, close analysis of the set work, activities, prepare for learning tasks and review of their learning. This is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and basic understanding of the set work. They can then demonstrate critical understanding and teachers/tutors can assess for learning through practical activities and reviews.
andymorrison25
Defying Gravity Assessment

Defying Gravity Assessment

This is an assessment designed for Year 9 students to assess their understanding of the set work and keywords used throughout the course. Questions allow students to demonstrate critical understanding of keywords and terms within the context of the set work Defying Gravity. There is also an essay-style question at the end.
andymorrison25
GCSE MUSIC Set works, Textures and Lesser-Known Instruments

GCSE MUSIC Set works, Textures and Lesser-Known Instruments

This bundle includes all the set works required for the GCSE Music Exam in June, plus an insight to the textures used throughout the GCSE Music course. With a comprehensive range of essay questions and detailed bullet point answers, this resource cannot do you wrong!!
notesmaster
GCSE Music AOS3 Lesser-Known Instruments Instruments

GCSE Music AOS3 Lesser-Known Instruments Instruments

Examples of Lesser Known Instruments , taught at GCSE level, with website links to Youtube.com showing examples. Simple resource, can be handed to students in a lesson or merely played at the beginning of the course to gain a basic understanding of lesser-known musical instruments.
notesmaster
GCSE Music Textures

GCSE Music Textures

7 Examples of Musical Texture, taught at GCSE level, with website links to Youtube.com showing examples. Simple resource, can be handed to students in a lesson or merely played at the beginning of the course to gain a basic understanding of musical textures.
notesmaster
Within You Without You Revision Guide with Example Essay Questions

Within You Without You Revision Guide with Example Essay Questions

This resource simply has a bullet point break-down of the whole song “Within you Without You” followed by 2 essay questions, answered in bullet points. Unlike other resources found on the internet, the questions are answered comprehensively, with more information than needed to ensure the top grades!! Will be useful as class notes to give to pupils, or even as a mark scheme for homeworks or essay questions done in the classroom. The song, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” is one of the optional set works for the New AQA 9-1 GCSE Music Specification, found here: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/music/specifications/AQA-8271-SP-2016.PDF . All of these questions would gain full marks. IS RELEVANT TO ALL EXAM BOARDS!!! Thankyou for considering my resource, I hope it will be helpful.
notesmaster
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds Essay Questions and Answers GCSE Music

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds Essay Questions and Answers GCSE Music

This resource simply has 4 example essay questions that might come up in the exam, answered in clear, detailed bullet points with in-depth information to answer the question. Unlike other resources found on the internet, the questions are answered comprehensively, with more information than needed to ensure the top grades!! The compare question (between Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds and With a little help from my Friends) is presented in a table with similarities highlighted, so visually show the constrasts and differences between the two song, benefitting visual learners and helping slower members of the class to keep up. Will be useful as class notes to give to pupils, or even as a mark scheme for homeworks or essay questions done in the classroom. The song, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” is one of the optional set works for the New AQA 9-1 GCSE Music Specification, found here: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/music/specifications/AQA-8271-SP-2016.PDF . All of these questions would gain full marks. IS RELEVANT TO ALL EXAM BOARDS!!! Thankyou for considering my resource, I hope it will be helpful.
notesmaster
With a Little Help from my Friends Essay Questions and Answers GCSE Music

With a Little Help from my Friends Essay Questions and Answers GCSE Music

This resource simply has 6 example essay questions that might come up in the exam, answered in clear, detailed bullet points with in-depth information to answer the question. Unlike other resources found on the internet, the questions are answered comprehensively, with more information than needed to ensure the top grades!! Will be useful as class notes to give to pupils, or even as a mark scheme for homeworks or essay questions done in the classroom. The song, “With a little help from my friends” is one of the optional set works for the New AQA 9-1 GCSE Music Specification, found here: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/music/specifications/AQA-8271-SP-2016.PDF . All of these questions would gain full marks. IS RELEVANT TO ALL EXAM BOARDS!!! Thankyou for considering my resource, I hope it will be helpful.
notesmaster
Haydn's Clock Symphony Mvt. 2 - Example Essay Questions

Haydn's Clock Symphony Mvt. 2 - Example Essay Questions

This resource simply has 10 example essay questions that might come up in the exam, answered in clear, detailed bullet points with in-depth information to answer the question. The resource also features 8, 2-mark short answer questions with answers provided taken from past papers and other resources available to me. Will be useful as class notes to give to pupils, or even as a mark scheme for homeworks or essay questions done in the classroom. The Haydn Clock Symphony mvt. 2 is one of the compulsory set works for the New AQA 9-1 GCSE Music Specification, found here: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/music/specifications/AQA-8271-SP-2016.PDF . All of these questions would gain full marks. IS RELEVANT TO ALL EXAM BOARDS!!! Thankyou for considering my resource, I hope it will be helpful.
notesmaster
Edexcel Music A Level (2016-) Area of Study Six: Saariaho One

Edexcel Music A Level (2016-) Area of Study Six: Saariaho One

Resource is an introduction to Saariaho. Includes recommended YouTube links, questions and answers. The resource consists of three pages of activities for students and an extensive answer-page. In addition, space is provided in the booklet for students to complete their answers.
sparkhallo
Opera: Marriage of Figaro AQA A level Revision booklet

Opera: Marriage of Figaro AQA A level Revision booklet

This is a booklet designed to let students write everything up in one place after appraising the scores of ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ for AQA AS and A Level Music. All pages labelled with study pieces and columns to write up musical devices, lyrics, plot line and definitions etc. A great resource especially when setting homework or revision following an appraisal or score work lesson.
bhowe
Introduction to Music - Exploring the Musical Elements - Year 7

Introduction to Music - Exploring the Musical Elements - Year 7

Musical elements powerpoint. Ideally to be used in the first few weeks of year 7 as you are getting to know the studnets. Each lesson tackles a different musical element. There is a mixture of singing, composition and keyboard work. However, you can adapt it to fit the instrument provision of your classroom. Includes: Link to all performance work (in notes) Summative and formative assessment Ideas on differentiation (in notes)
FionaAmy
Awesome Rhythm: Everything is Awesome Scheme of Work and Resources

Awesome Rhythm: Everything is Awesome Scheme of Work and Resources

Are you sick of tee-ta-tea-tea-ing your way around rhythm? Do KS3 students STILL NOT UNDERSTAND rhythm symbols? Need to bridge the gap between practical and music technology? This scheme of work is for you. I’ve designed a scheme of work for a KS3 class who have been introduced to the names of rhythm symbols and the idea that they have duration, but need some revision and a modern approach to learning it. This scheme of work lasts a half term (five lessons minimum) and covers revision of rhythm symbols (Semibreve, Minim, Crotchet, Quaver, Rests, Ties and Dots) in a fun way relating to lego. It also covers an introduction into music technology (I have used Garageband but this can be easily tranferred to Cubase or Sibelius etc), texture, and the idea of melody, counter melody and harmony. It can be a fun independent learning project or used for ensemble performances too. The scheme of work ends with a simple assessment with a grid for teachers to comment on expected progress and a feedback form. There is mastery style tick sheet also. There are three extension tasks attached to lessons 2, 3 and 4. Note: I have actually done lesson one with physical lego bricks and it has gone down a treat! No more issues there! I have embedded audio files into the powerpoint but we all know how that can go so I’ve attached that here for reentering too. There is also a copy of every Garageband file for displaying on the board or editing how you like.
Anna_Crusis
Composition resources

Composition resources

3 resources for Composition students including: 2 sets of composing tasks to create melodies and chord sequences, with different approaches: Start with a chord sequence and then add a melody. Start with a melody and then choose the chords. A composition check list for students to use while they are composing to a set brief or when they have finished. This gives them ideas to exploit the different elements of music, as well as thinking about audience and occasion.
k_tewkesbury1
Composing task: Start with chords

Composing task: Start with chords

A composing task in various steps: Choose the key Find out the chords Find out the cadences Compose an 8 bar chord sequence Add a melody Repeat with a contrasting set of chords. These 9 worksheets follow a methodical approach that gives students a rounded knowledge of harmonising melodies.
k_tewkesbury1
Composing Task: Start with the melody

Composing Task: Start with the melody

A composing task in 4 steps: Choose the key Write a melody Discover the chords Harmonise the melody. These 10 worksheets follow a methodical approach that gives the students a rounded knowledge of harmonising melodies.
k_tewkesbury1
Film Music Quiz

Film Music Quiz

Contains a PowerPoint which is a quiz based around famous film music and composers. Has 4 rounds which require children to solve different problems to find the answers to questions. Perfect as a whole class quiz at the end of a topic on Film Music and composers. Also includes answer sheet for teacher and recording sheet for children’s answers. NOTE: Music is attached in links to YouTube on images throughout PowerPoint.
HollywoodR95
Film Music Composers #3 - James Horner

Film Music Composers #3 - James Horner

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at film music including the different tpyes of music used in films and also looks at James Horner’s work. Discusses the differences between different types of music as well as how and why different types of music are needed for different movies or TV shows. Activity: Children will research about Alexandre Desplat of another composer and create a small informational poster about them.
HollywoodR95
Film Music Composers #2 - Hans Zimmer

Film Music Composers #2 - Hans Zimmer

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at film music including the process taken to make a soundtrack of film score and also looks at Hans Zimmer’s work. Discusses the differences between different types of music as well as how and why different types of music are needed for different movies or TV shows. Activity: Children will research about John Williams of another composer and create a small informational poster about them.
HollywoodR95
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire - Revision Game

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire - Revision Game

This game can be used for all subjects and for all abilities. There are brief explanations on how to change things to match your subject in the notes page on the first two slides. All you need to do is write in your questions and answers and it will do the rest. I have titled “correct answer” on each question enry so if you click it it will move you up the money board. Click an incorrect one and it will tell you it’s wrong and you lose. Classes I have used this with have really enjoyed it and it has prompted whole class discussion.
adz017
Film Music Composers #1 - Danny Elfman

Film Music Composers #1 - Danny Elfman

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at film music including the difference between soundtracks and films scores and also looks at Danny Elfman’s work. Discusses the differences between different types of music as well as how and why different types of music are needed for different movies or TV shows. Activity: Children will research about Hans Zimmer of another composer and create a small informational poster about them.
HollywoodR95
Chords and Sequences

Chords and Sequences

From building triads, to using inversions and voice leading to basic extensions and shapes. A comprehensive set of videos to support normal classroom teaching.
johnharrisonjnr
GCSE Edexcel Composition Coursework Booklet Template

GCSE Edexcel Composition Coursework Booklet Template

This booklet is designed for students (and let’s face it SLT/OFSTED) to track their progress in working towards their composition coursework. It includes pages on target grade achievement, a working check list, a half-way through the project reflection and marking space, and an end of project assessment. It can be adapted for any area of study and includes a space for you to customise key points students need to focus on. My students enjoy having all their work in one place, and my own observers comment that it is “easy” to observe their progress and reflection in a subject their not familiar with. *Please note the grade boundaries supplied are based off of the 2017 grade boundaries which of course you can edit year to year. **The check list is my own interpretation of the specification and is not verified by Edexcel.
Anna_Crusis
Ten Simple Classical Guitar Pieces Arranged for ukulele

Ten Simple Classical Guitar Pieces Arranged for ukulele

I have put together a collection of popular classical guitar tunes arranged for the ukulele. These are all relatively easy, and in fact the first three tunes are suitable for absolute beginners. These tunes will be familiar to guitar teachers and particularly useful to those who teach ukulele to children as an introduction to learning classical guitar. Again for low G, although the first piece is only on top three strings so suitable for soprano ukulele.
tantrumcoxzoe
Composition Check list

Composition Check list

7 worksheets that can be used by students to check their compositions. Some points are taken from the Edexcel Music A level composition mark scheme but this can also be used by younger students that wish to compose a creative and varied piece of music. Worksheets include ideas on: Melody, harmony, accompaniment styles, sonority, rhythm and texture. These worksheets are also helpful for the students to identify different devices for the different elements of music, and in this way also revise for their listening and appraising exam.
k_tewkesbury1
Unit 1 Btec Music

Unit 1 Btec Music

Complete resources of files (to many to mention here) for Unit 1 BTEC. All the resources you will need to effectively deliver this module
hindlebank
Film Scores

Film Scores

Outstanding resource containing: Powerpoint presentations, Cubase and Logic arrangements of Chariots of Fire and Rocky Cubase and many more l.
hindlebank
Reggae Music

Reggae Music

A complete resource pack of activites based on Reggae Music/ The pack contains, MP4 recordings, Powerpoint presentations for the classroom, Cubase and Logic files for pupils to work on arrangemtns. Outstanding resources that will be very helpful in your teaching
hindlebank