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

African-Style Musical 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

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

A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square - Nat King Cole - Barbershop Quartet

A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square - Nat King Cole - Barbershop Quartet

My Barbershop Quartet arrangement of Nat King Cole's A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square. 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

How Deep Is Your Love? - The Bee Gees - Barbershop Quartet

How Deep Is Your Love? - The Bee Gees - Barbershop Quartet

My Barbershop Quartet arrangement of The Bee Gees' How Deep Is Your Love? 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

Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel - Barbershop Quartet

Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel - Barbershop Quartet

My Barbershop Quartet arrangement of Simon & Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water. 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