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Pop & Rock [30 SONGS] Lead Sheets

Pop & Rock [30 SONGS] Lead Sheets

Perfect for guitar, keyboard or ukulele! 30 pop and rock songs ranging from the 1950s to modern day. All songs have been shortened to mostly the beginning to just after the first verse. Most songs have also had their key changed. If this doesn’t mean anything to you, it means that it will be at the wrong pitch to the original version to make it easier to play.
tbrads90
GUITAR | For Beginners

GUITAR | For Beginners

This short PDF book goes through the strings, frets, notes, chords, plucking, strumming and 3 string chords in order to play 3 songs quickly.
tbrads90
Complete Musical Productions for Infants

Complete Musical Productions for Infants

Scripts, Score, Narrator parts, Chords, Digital Backdrops, Backing Tracks and synchronized lyric/music teaching aids. In fact, absolutely everything you need for a brilliant Infant production. All in one professionally recorded download, AND it includes a free Performance License. The charming story of a little girl’s search for her missing ribbon and the kind snowman who comes to life to find it for her. Full of catchy tunes with professionally recorded backing tracks, easy and flexible verbal format and plenty of stage action and dancing. An original thirty-five to forty minute musical from Modern In-School Music featuring five catchy songs with easy-to-learn lyrics. One of several tried and tested musicals including Santa s Lost Reindeer, highly rated by Teach Primary magazine (reviewed September last year). Everything for an EASY production, including fully copyable text and music files, long validity Performance License and no specialist software needed to play the synchronized on-screen/music teaching aids.
mismusicals
Shrek Samba!

Shrek Samba!

Lesson on Samba with differentiated versions for less and more able. Unscramble the key word starter, recap about dynamics to lead into performance and then different rhythms for each instrument in a Samba kit with a corresponding phrase for a Shrek character. For performance, lower abilities use the phrase and higher abilities use just the rhythmic notation. Groups then rehearse and perform this. Two extension tasks (add a break and a change in dynamics). Self and peer assessment slide at the end with sentence starters and word bank for less able, and a word bank with literacy related reminders for more able. Lesson objectives included for schools that require this.
LanMusic
12  Song Lyric sheets for Oliver

12 Song Lyric sheets for Oliver

Song Lyrics for: who will buy Where is love Reviewing the situation Pick a Pocket Oom pah pah OLIVER I’d do anything Food Glorious Food consider yourself Boy for Sale
rosie_m
TUNED PERCUSSION | Chinese Music

TUNED PERCUSSION | Chinese Music

This mini-scheme could be used with KS2-3 and includes a handful of pentatonic melodies to piece together as a class or in small groups, handy information about the pentatonic scale and some singing to go with the mini-project.
tbrads90
Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 1 - 6 [30 SONGS]

Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 1 - 6 [30 SONGS]

Included in this Musical Futures | Pop Charts series is 30 modern pop songs tailored to suit any KS3-4 pupil or even KS2. Provision is mainly for ukulele, keyboard, vocals and drums but the extra booklet also has guitar and expands on chords/notes for each instrument. In this pack you have 15 modern pop songs, transposed to C major until later on in the series. Some songs are harder than others due to the frequency of the chords. All songs have been shortened to verse, bridge, chorus to ensure pupils are moving on to try different styles, speeds and chords. Worth £14 - SAVE 30%
tbrads90
Full Musical Futures Bundle [WORTH £20]

Full Musical Futures Bundle [WORTH £20]

This should be all you need to get your Musical Futures project started. All you need is seven different coloured stickers to put on your ukuleles, keyboards and even guitars and get playing some modern pop music. There are 6 volumes of Pop Charts totaling 30 songs. Provision is mainly for ukulele, keyboard, vocals and drums but the extra booklet also has guitar and expands on chords/notes for each instrument. Also included: Drum Kit | Beats For Beginners Uke-Hero | Interactive Game Boomwhacker | Getting Started Freebies: Rhythm Reading Exercises Rhythm | Grid Method The Rhythm Circle Note: The 30 pop songs have been transposed in some cases to C major until later on in the series. Some songs are harder than others due to the frequency of the chords. All songs have been shortened to verse, bridge, chorus to ensure pupils are moving on to try different styles, speeds and chords. SAVE 26% Also available: Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 1-3] for £5.75 Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 4-6] for £5.75 OR buy each individually for £2
tbrads90
Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 4-6]

Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 4-6]

This is the second set of volumes from the Pop Charts series - 4 to 6 - for teaching in a musical futures style. Provision is mainly for ukulele, keyboard, vocals and drums but the extra booklet also has guitar and expands on chords/notes for each instrument. In this pack you have 15 modern pop songs, transposed to C major until later on in the series. Some songs are harder than others due to the frequency of the chords. All songs have been shortened to verse, bridge, chorus to ensure pupils are moving on to try different styles, speeds and chords. SAVE 28% Also available: Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 1-3] as well as the full set of 6 for £10
tbrads90
Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 6

Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 6

This is the 6th of 6 volumes looking at music in the pop charts, tailored to suit keyboard, ukulele, bass, singing and drums. All charts have been standardised for ease and comes complete with print-out displays for the chords. James Arthur - You Deserve Better Ed Sheeran - Perfect Zed / Maren Morris / Grey - The Middle Justin Bieber - Sorry Shawn Mendes - Nothing Holding Me Back Available in a bundle including all 6 sets as well as from volumes 1 to 3 and volumes 4 to 6. Also look out for ROCK ANTHEMS vol 1 coming soon…
tbrads90
Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 1-3]

Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 1-3]

The first 3 volumes of the Pop Charts series for teaching in a musical futures style. Provision is mainly for ukulele, keyboard, vocals and drums but the extra booklet also has guitar and expands on chords/notes for each instrument. In this pack you have 15 modern pop songs, transposed to C major until later on in the series. Some songs are harder than others due to the frequency of the chords. All songs have been shortened to verse, bridge, chorus to ensure pupils are moving on to try different styles, speeds and chords. SAVE 28% Also available: Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 4-6] as well as the full set of 6 for £10
tbrads90
Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 5

Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 5

This is the 5th of 6 volumes looking at music in the pop charts, tailored to suit keyboard, ukulele, bass, singing and drums. All charts have been standardised for ease and comes complete with print-out displays for the chords. Post Malone - Better Now Selena Gomez - Back To You Clean Bandit / Demi Lovato - Solo Ariana Grande - No Tears Left To Cry Anne-Marie / Marshmello - F-R-I-E-N-D-S
tbrads90
Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 4

Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 4

This is the 1 of 6 volumes looking at music in the pop charts, tailored to suit keyboard, ukulele, bass, singing and drums. All charts have been standardised for ease and comes complete with print-out displays for the chords. George Ezra - Shotgun Jess Glynne - I’ll Be There Years and Years - If You’re Over Me 5 Seconds of Summer - Youngblood Tom Walker - Leave A Light On
tbrads90
Music lead sheets

Music lead sheets

10 songs with guitar and keyboard chord diagrams, lyrics, and bass tab. George Ezra - Paradise & shotgun Jess Gylnne - I’ll be there & These days No tears left to cry - Ariana Grande Leave a light on - Tom Walker Dua Lipa - One Kiss & New Rules For you - Liam Payne and Rita Ora 2002 - Anne Marie
lihouj
Identify the Melody

Identify the Melody

Identify the Melody Bundle Audio is played in random order and students must match the melody they hear with the extracts on their sheet. Teacher must announce the name of the piece. All links are in the teacher copy.
michael_fenton
Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 3

Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 3

This is the 3rd of 6 volumes looking at music in the pop charts, tailored to suit keyboard, ukulele, bass, singing and drums. All charts have been standardised for ease and comes complete with print-out displays for the chords. Anne-Marie - 2002 Charlie Puth - How Long Paloma Faith - Lullaby Liam Payne - Familiar Bebe Rexha - Meant To Be
tbrads90
Aural Dictation - Simple Melodies

Aural Dictation - Simple Melodies

Students transcribe the melodies of the WAV files. Students could possibly use keyboards or tuned percussion to help identify notes. Teacher should give the first note if the student does not have access to an instrument.
michael_fenton
Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 2

Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 2

This is the 2nd of 6 volumes looking at music in the pop charts, tailored to suit keyboard, ukulele, bass, singing and drums. All charts have been standardised for ease and comes complete with print-out displays for the chords. Camilla Cabello - Havana Jess Glynne - These Days George Ezra - Paradise Justin Timberlake - Say Something Jax Jones - Introduction
tbrads90
Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 1

Musical Futures | Pop Charts | VOL 1

This is the 1 of 6 volumes looking at music in the pop charts, tailored to suit keyboard, ukulele, bass, singing and drums. All charts have been standardised for ease and comes complete with print-out displays for the chords. Justin Timberlake - Can’t Stop The Feeling Katy Perry - Chained to the Rhythm Shawn Mendes - Stitches Ella Eyre - Came Here For Love Portugal, The Man - Feel It Still
tbrads90
Ragtime Performance

Ragtime Performance

A powerpoint to guide performers who are paired to perform a simple Ragtime piano piece. The guide provides a simple background to how the style originated and evolved leading to some animation of the different parts. This would suit a class who would ideally learn each part in their pairs. The more difficult part is the bass, with the easier part in the treble. The is room for all students learning both parts and then to allocate to themselves, which part would be most suitable for them. In any case, students either perform live or record onto music software to play back to the class or the teacher for appraisal.
pjames37
Film Music - PDF format - performing Leitmotif

Film Music - PDF format - performing Leitmotif

A worksheet in PDF format that enables students to perform Leitmotifs used in films. It provides two choices in performing a short Leitmotif from well-known films: Jaws or Star Wars. The most able are provided with a guide to create their own Leitmotif.
pjames37
Waltz Composition PDF format - step by step guide

Waltz Composition PDF format - step by step guide

A step-by-step guide enabling students to create a simple three part waltz adding a bass, fill and melody using Garageband or other similar software package. This would suit a class who have already covered the basic three triads.
pjames37
Simple Waltz Composition

Simple Waltz Composition

A PDF version of a practical worksheet which uses a set number of speech phrases to introduce students to the rhythms of waltz. A preparatory session using these speech phrases enable students to produce a rhythm string. This prepares them for a waltz melody using Sibelius software. The lesson can be preceded by students learning how to ‘box’ waltz.
pjames37
Creating Variations PDF format

Creating Variations PDF format

A PDF version of “creating Variations”, which is a practical worksheet which would benefit from an initial demonstration using Garageband or other similar software. This would enable students to create one or more variations on a simple nursery theme. This would suit a class who are familiar with triads already, but are moving on to the use of the three basic triads. Students can be challenged to use their listening skills to see which triad fits the melody at any time. This can be an activity using trial and error initially but refined to create a simple bass line and a fill part using triad notes. It would be expected that this continue to a succeeding lessons, which develops different versions.
pjames37
Medieval Music - composing with Garageband

Medieval Music - composing with Garageband

A PDF format of composing medieval music with Garageband. A step-by-step guide to creating a simple medieval piece using Garageband (but can e simply adapted to include other common music software) producing different levels of complexity according to ability. Model the task on a Smartboard, if you have one, or illustrate on a practical basis. Using sheets like this limit the constant demands of help from students.
pjames37
Lullaby Composition

Lullaby Composition

A PDF format of the Lullaby Worksheet covering covering three to four hour lessons. This is a four page worksheet that can either be written on or used as an accompaniment sheet with Sibelius or other notation program. The task involves composing a simple lullaby in 3/4 time using the words of Spike Milligan’s short poem entitled ‘The Sardine’. The style is placed in its historical context together with the purpose of such compositions. Students can perform the rhythms used (three different ones in 3/4 time) and as a preparatory exercise can echo clap these and perform them in a two or three part round. The link between syllabus and the number of notes must be highlighted to enable students to choose the correct rhythm for each bar of words. When complete, the class will be able to perform the piece using the completed written rhythm. An alternative is to use Sibelius to produce the rhythm string. The sheet includes levels to guide the students’ progress and to enable them to see where they are in their learning. A learning check is also provided as well as a student feedback section. Students can then attach pitch names to each note choosing from either CEG or GBD. In the following lesson students can move to Sibelius to input their rhythm string and to drag the notes to their selected notes. An additional accompanying ‘fill’ part can be added giving specific technical guidance on how to do so. Examples of correct and incorrect work is provided.
pjames37
Rap Worksheet PDF format

Rap Worksheet PDF format

A PDF format worksheet illustrating the origin and background to Rap music. A template us provided to create lyrics with or without a background beat in the classroom. This can be accompanied with a simple, but limited, patois dictionary (also available on my resource site) to support students. Brief level descriptors are provided to enable students to understand where they are in their learning and what they can do to improve. A simple feedback session provides information by students as to the difficulties they faced. The second page provides key words for the techniques used in DJ performance. This lesson can either start with a DJ illustration with the lyrics constructed afterwards or the lyrics tested out in partners or groups followed by a DJ beat with progressive additions to improve the piece.
pjames37
Ground Bass Performance / Composition PDF format

Ground Bass Performance / Composition PDF format

PDF Ground Bass Performance / Composition worksheet. It is suitable for any years above year 8 and firmly bases the style in its historical context, leadings students to compare classical composers with contemporary ones using Ground Bass in similar and different ways. Designed so that students can input four simple tracks into any music composition software reproducing the Pachelbel Canon harmonic structure. Students are led to enter the notes again in a second section with suggested differences and are encouraged to progress to as many different versions they can produce. A brief appraisal and ‘pupil voice’ is included at the end to enable you to see how students dealt with the task.
pjames37
Write your own programme music

Write your own programme music

This is a simple sheet to support KS3 students with writing their own story and then creating music to tell this story. We use Grieg’s ‘In the hall of the mountain king’ as an example, and then I ask them to create a new story about a King, hence the image of a King on the sheet to inspire/remind them. We discuss how we can use specific instruments, pitch, tempo and articulation to create the story as music. This works as a pair task or in small groups.
MusicTeacher18
If You're Over Me by Years & Years

If You're Over Me by Years & Years

Designed for KS3 Music. Included: If You’re Over Me Powerpoint. If You’re Over Me Riff Sheet Music. Please edit as appropriate to your teaching method. Perfect for Keyboard skills, ensemble work, cover or ‘one-off’ lesson.
Brindley1990
Lullaby Composition

Lullaby Composition

A four page worksheet to last over two to three lessons that can be written on (if required) to compose a simple lullaby in 3/4 time using the words of Spike Milligan’s short poem entitled ‘The Sardine’. The style is placed in its historical context together with the purpose of such compositions. Students can perform the rhythms used (three different ones in 3/4 time) and as a preparatory exercise can echo clap these and perform them in a two or three part rhythm round. The link between syllables and the number of notes must be highlighted to enable students to choose the correct rhythm for each bar of words. When complete the class will be able to perform the piece using the completed written rhythm. An alternative is to use Sibelius to produce the rhythm string. The sheet includes levels to guide students’ progress and to enable them to see where they are in their learning. A learning check is also provided as well as a student feedback. Students can then attach pitch names to each note choosing from either CEG or GBD. In the following lesson students can move to Sibelius to input their rhythm string and to drag the notes to their selected notes. An additional accompanying ‘fill’ part can be added giving specific technical guidance on how to do so. Examples of correct and incorrect work is provided.
pjames37
Rap - lyric composition

Rap - lyric composition

A worksheet illustrating the origin and background to Rap music. A template is provided to create lyrics with or without a background beat in the classroom. This can be accompanied with a simple, but limited, patois dictionary (also available on my resource site) to support students. Brief level descriptors are provided to enable students to understand where they are in their learning and what they can do to improve. A simple feedback section provides information by students as to the difficulties they faced. The second page provides key words for the techniques used in DJ performance. This lesson can either start with a DJ illustration with the lyrics constructed afterwards or the lyrics tested out in partners or groups followed by a DJ beat with progressive additions to improve the piece.
pjames37
Self Help Guide using Garageband

Self Help Guide using Garageband

Are you fed up helping students with technical problems when using Garageband technology in the classroom? Constantly saying the same things to students who clearly haven’t listened to your verbal advice and find yourself running around the classroom dealing with the same problem, feeling you and your students are making little progress? Copy (and laminate if you can) and place by each computer for students use. It is likely that you will spend more time teaching, rather than working up a sweat around the classroom. The guide sheet gives simple advice that is easily understood and solved by students on their own. It is good to refuse to help, unless they refer to the card for help first. Additionally, one can include the rule that they must have also asked the person next to them too before they are allowed to ask you.
pjames37
Calypso - Creating a Calypso melody

Calypso - Creating a Calypso melody

Suitable for most year 7 and 8 classes and uses three speech patterns to establish Calypso rhythms in the musical memories of students. The speech patterns can be performed as such as a string of rhythms, in canon (up to three parts) and can then be transferred to using pitch from set chords notes. This can be practiced before recording onto any musical recording software producing a phrases of Calypso melodies. This can act as part of a series of lessons going onto adding the bass for each chord used and fill parts.
pjames37
Learn Piano Stage 1 ( basic level)

Learn Piano Stage 1 ( basic level)

Learn piano from scratch with these 15 worksheets. Easy to understand, made for students to consolidate their knowledge with checklists. Uses solfege system (do re mi fa sol la si ) Learn the notes of the piano and the stave flats and sharps rhythm exercises warm up exercises Tones and semitones Hand position The scales and chords of C major, G major and F major.
k_tewkesbury1
Ground Bass Performance / Composition

Ground Bass Performance / Composition

This suitable for all years above year 8 and firmly bases the style in its historical context, leading students to compare classical composers with contemporary ones using Ground Bass in similar and different ways. Designed so that students can input four simple tracks into any music composition software reproducing the Pachelbel Canon harmonic structure. Students are led to enter the notes again in a second section with suggested differences and are encouraged to progress to as many different versions they can produce. A brief appraisal and ‘pupil voice’ is included at the end to enable you to see how students dealt with the task.
pjames37