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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
Blues and Jazz music

Blues and Jazz music

Excellent resource that aims to develop the understanding of Jazz and Blues music within the classroom. The resource pack contains: LOGIC, Cubase arrangement, Powerpoint presentations and sound files.
hindlebank
Edexcel A Level Music - Petals Revision Pack

Edexcel A Level Music - Petals Revision Pack

A pack of resources for revision of the Saariaho set work for the 2016 A Level Music. Includes knowledge checklists to check learning and understanding, blank mind maps layouts for revision, wider listening suggestions and comparisons and essay suggestions.
Carolinerose1991
Music - Year 7 SoW

Music - Year 7 SoW

Written SoW for: Elements of Music African/world music Orchestra Form and Structure Songs Major and Minor
hannyp85
Debussy Eduqas A Level practice question

Debussy Eduqas A Level practice question

A practice question on Debussy’s Nuages for Eduqas A Level: Into the Twentieth Century. The question is in the style of the exam board SAMs, with a mark out of 15, and comes with a complete mark scheme with details of recording and timings to use.
kn0854
Time Signatures (upper school) 2/4 3/4 4/4 5/4 6/4 7/4 6/8 7/8

Time Signatures (upper school) 2/4 3/4 4/4 5/4 6/4 7/4 6/8 7/8

This is for training students to identify time signatures when listening to music. It’s basic in that it is just drums and guitar, students listen to the audio files, follow along on the handout, and ultimately are tested on their ability to identify which time signature they can hear. Sheet includes: Standard notation 4 bar examples of each time signature written out with drums and guitar. Guitar changes chord every bar to make it easy to identify when listening. Audio files for each time signature / notation as written. It is split into two sections, over quarter notes and over 8th notes. 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4 and 6/8 (3/4), 7/8, 8/8 (4/4) Page 2 (double sided) has empty boxes for quizzing students on which time signature they can hear. My lesson goes as follows: Explainer - over quarter notes. Play first time signature to students, count out loud along with it, students read along on handout. Repeat for next time signature or two. Students then count in pairs as you play the rest. Exlpainer - over eighth notes - notice the “speed” difference - more notes. Play and count the first one out loud (counting faster for 8th notes) Have students count them out loud. Quiz students by playing random ones and they write the time signature. Exchange sheets and peer-mark (I have students raise their hand if the one they’re marking got it wrong - so we can revisit any that were a huge flop)
blakeprojects
Music Crossword (Instrument families, key language)

Music Crossword (Instrument families, key language)

Music crossword for lower years. Questions/answers include: Instrument Families (woodwind, brass, strings, etc.) Computer-made sound effect - electronic 6-stringed instrument - guitar Lower pitched sounds - bass Digital piano - keyboard Speed of a song - tempo Two of the same instrument the most important one plays the LEAD role Reverb Melody Drum Kit Harmony
blakeprojects
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik 3rd Movement - Ukulele Score

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik 3rd Movement - Ukulele Score

A full ukulele score with individual parts for the 3rd movement of Mozarts Eine Kleine Nachtmusik. Can be used with KS3 or KS4 but aimed predominantly towards KS4 GCSE groups studying the Eduqas Set Works. Includes Notation and Tab. Great for small ensembles to learn and analyse the piece. Please be aware: I have removed the double stops in the first section and have moved a couple of notes an octave due to limitations of the ukulele.
jamieanburgess
Baroque Power Point

Baroque Power Point

A Power Point Presentation on Baroque Music with a focus on Vivaldi and the 4 Seasons. Includes information on String Quartets and the Basso Continuo.
jamieanburgess
Minimalism

Minimalism

A unit of work for KS3 or KS4 focusing on minimalism and minimalist composition Learning Objectives include minimalist techniques (Phasing and Addition) and composition activities in the style of minimalist pieces. Includes: Power Point Presentation Sheet music for Terry Rileys ‘In C’ Composition Worksheets
jamieanburgess
Jodoform Codebreaker Composition

Jodoform Codebreaker Composition

A unit of work for KS3 or KS4 focusing on Composition and the Jodoform Mission conducted during World War II. An exciting unit with learning objectives including notation, key signatures, harmony and and melody writing. Heavy focus on elements of historical musical movements. Includes: Power Point Presentation Composition Worksheets Music for 2 Traditional Folk Pieces
jamieanburgess