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Learning to Play Chord Sequences on Keyboard

Learning to Play Chord Sequences on Keyboard

A guide to playing chords on keyboard suitable for use in KS3. Students learn to play basic chords, then apply this to popular songs - can be adapted based on ability/need/what's popular! The PowerPoint contains simpler song ideas than the handout.

By craigdbaker

African-Style Music Performance Piece 'Dhoruba' (Storm) - Upper KS2 & KS3

African-Style Music Performance Piece 'Dhoruba' (Storm) - Upper KS2 & KS3

African Performance Piece - Dhoruba These resources will support your delivery of the National Curriculum for Music. This piece works particularly well with Upper Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 children. These musical activities will support the development of a range of skills including, listening, focus, team-work and performing. Dhoruba is African for storm. This composition uses a small range of percussion instruments and can be delivered to as few as six pupils or as many as thirty. Timing is of the essence. Performing Dhoruba requires concentration, the ability to listen to others and play at the correct time. You do not have to have a musical background to deliver these lessons. This pack includes detailed, step by step detailed instructions on how to build and prepare Dhoruba and a power point diagram depicting all parts together using graphic score.

By Newtonlab

The Wise Man Built his House upon the Rock - Four music lessons for EYFS and KS1

The Wise Man Built his House upon the Rock - Four music lessons for EYFS and KS1

The Wise Man Built His House upon the Rock These resources will support your delivery of the National Curriculum for Music. A progressive set of four step by step music lessons that work particularly well with EYFS and Key Stage 1 children. These four, easy-to-follow lessons, support children in developing a range of valuable skills including listening, performing, instrumentation and timing. They are based around the story of the wise man and the foolish man. These lessons require children to think about the consequences of actions and predict outcomes. Children also sing, play instruments and perform. You can have as few as four children or as many as you like. Limited musical resources are required. There is a suggested list but you can simply use what you have. The scheme includes a list of suggested resources, detailed lesson plans and a recording of the song. You do not have to have a musical background to use this scheme.

By Newtonlab

KS3 Listening Diary

KS3 Listening Diary

This can be used with KS3 either as a lesson activity or homework. It enables pupils to broaden their musical vocabulary by developing their music appreciation skills. They are encouraged to use musical terms, where appropriate, as well as give their own opinions about the music. It has been designed to be printed as an A5 booklet

By CH80

Fix You - Coldplay - Female Voices arrangement

Fix You - Coldplay - Female Voices arrangement

My Female Voices arrangement of Coldplay's Fix You with piano accompaniment. The Word document contains a link to take you to the sheet music on sheetmusicplus.com - it is an ArrangeMe title meaning the song can be arranged even though it is in copyright with the necessary royalties paid from the purchase. Any feedback, please let me know - should you like this style or fancy some more songs (that are on the ArrangeMe list!) do contact me. Thanks!

By s_mcsweeney

You've Got A Friend In Me - Randy Newman - Wind Band arrangement

You've Got A Friend In Me - Randy Newman - Wind Band arrangement

My Wind Band arrangement of Randy Newman's You've Got A Friend In Me from Toy Story. The Word document contains a link to take you to the sheet music on sheetmusicplus.com - it is an ArrangeMe title meaning the song can be arranged even though it is in copyright with the necessary royalties paid from the purchase. Any feedback, please let me know - should you like this style or fancy some more songs (that are on the ArrangeMe list!) do contact me. Thanks!

By s_mcsweeney

What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong - Barbershop Quartet

What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong - Barbershop Quartet

My Barbershop Quartet arrangement of Louis Armstrong's What A Wonderful World. The Word document contains a link to take you to the sheet music on sheetmusicplus.com - it is an ArrangeMe title meaning the song can be arranged even though it is in copyright with the necessary royalties paid from the purchase. Any feedback, please let me know - should you like this style or fancy some more songs (that are on the ArrangeMe list!) do contact me. Thanks!

By s_mcsweeney

True Colors - Cyndi Lauper - Female Voices

True Colors - Cyndi Lauper - Female Voices

My Female Voices (SSA) arrangement of Cyndi Lauper's True Colors. The Word document contains a link to take you to the sheet music on sheetmusicplus.com - it is an ArrangeMe title meaning the song can be arranged even though it is in copyright with the necessary royalties paid from the purchase. Any feedback, please let me know - should you like this style or fancy some more songs (that are on the ArrangeMe list!) do contact me. Thanks!

By s_mcsweeney

The Scientist - Coldplay - Female Voices arrangement

The Scientist - Coldplay - Female Voices arrangement

My female voices (SSAA and Soprano soloist) arrangement of Coldplay's The Scientist. The Word document contains a link to take you to the sheet music on sheetmusicplus.com - it is an ArrangeMe title meaning the song can be arranged even though it is in copyright with the necessary royalties paid from the purchase. Any feedback, please let me know - should you like this style or fancy some more songs (that are on the ArrangeMe list!) do contact me. Thanks!

By s_mcsweeney

You'll Never Walk Alone - Richard Rodgers - Barbershop Quartet

You'll Never Walk Alone - Richard Rodgers - Barbershop Quartet

My Barbershop Quartet arrangement of Rodgers' You'll Never Walk Alone - useful for a GCSE ensemble performance? The Word document contains a link to take you to the sheet music on sheetmusicplus.com - it is an ArrangeMe title meaning the song can be arranged even though it is in copyright with the necessary royalties paid from the purchase. Any feedback, please let me know - should you like this style or fancy some more songs (that are on the ArrangeMe list!) do contact me. Thanks!

By s_mcsweeney

Better Together - Jack Johnson - solo piano arrangement

Better Together - Jack Johnson - solo piano arrangement

My 'Acoustic' piano arrangement of Jack Johnson's Better Together - useful for a GCSE solo performance. The Word document contains a link to take you to the sheet music on sheetmusicplus.com - it is an ArrangeMe title meaning the song can be arranged even though it is in copyright with the necessary royalties paid from the purchase. Any feedback, please let me know - should you like this style or fancy some more songs (that are on the ArrangeMe list!) do contact me. Thanks!

By s_mcsweeney