Composer of the Week resource packQuick View
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Composer of the Week resource pack

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This pack is for teachers running a ‘Composer of the week’ series in their school. It is suitable for both primary and secondary teachers and has been designed to save you time and energy finding suitable pieces to play. There are 20 weeks’ worth of music included in this pack. You will need a Spotify account (free) to use the links provided in this pack. This pack contains: 20 x Composer information sheets – each sheet contains useful information, 5 interesting facts and 6 selected pieces representing different moods. The Spotify links for each piece are included. 1 x Running a Composer of the week series information sheet – this sheet gives helpful tips on how to run a Composer of the week series including advice on how to get pupils and staff involved and opportunities to bring music into the school day. A diverse range of composers are included in this pack, covering a variety of genres, nationalities and styles.
Film music homework packQuick View
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Film music homework pack

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6x homework listening sheets (PDF) 6x Answer sheets for each homework sheet This homework pack is suitable for Year 9 studying Film music or for the start of a GCSE course. Each homework sheet focuses on a different film composer. Pupils are required to listen to a piece of music on YouTube and answer questions relating to the given music. Pupils can access the YouTube clip either by scanning the QR code on the homework sheet or following the link given. Each homework sheet is marked out of 10. There is an optional ‘Stretch and challenge” question at the end of each homework sheet worth 5 extra marks. This question is usually a comparison question and requires more detailed use of musical key terms. Included in this pack: John Williams Hans Zimmer Danny Elfman John Barry Ennio Morricone Howard Shore If you have found this pack useful, please leave a review - thank you!
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Listening bank: irregular time signatures

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Are there times when you really need some clear ‘real life’ musical examples to demonstrate a concept or idea? In this listening bank we’ve collated 20 diverse examples of pieces using irregular time signatures. This pack contains: 2 sheets with 20 examples. Each example includes: the time signature(s), Spotify link and details about the timing of the musical feature within the piece (where relevant)
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Listening bank: melodic intervals

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Are there times when you really need some clear ‘real life’ musical examples to demonstrate a concept or idea? In this listening bank we’ve collated over 30 diverse examples of pieces which contain particular melodic intervals. This pack contains: 4 sheets with 33 musical examples. Each example includes: the melodic interval(s), Spotify link and details about the timing of the melodic interval(s) within the piece.
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Blues music homework pack

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This pack contains: 6x homework listening sheets (PDF) 6 x Answer sheets for each homework sheet This homework pack is suitable for Year 8 studying Blues music. Each homework sheet focuses on a different Blues musician. Pupils are required to complete a comprehension question and listen to a piece of music on YouTube, answering questions relating to the given music. Pupils can access the YouTube clip either by scanning the QR code on the homework sheet or following the link provided. Included in this pack: Slave songbook (Background to the Blues) (20 marks) Robert Johnson (10 marks) Bessie Smith (10 marks) Muddy Waters (10 marks) B.B King (10 marks) Eric Clapton (10 marks) Please leave a review if you have found this resource helpful - thank you.
Minimalist music Homework packQuick View
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Minimalist music Homework pack

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6x homework listening sheets (PDF) 6x Answer sheets for each homework sheet This homework pack is suitable for Year 8 or 9 studying Minimalist music. Each homework sheet focuses on a different film composer. Pupils are required to listen to a piece of music on YouTube and answer questions relating to the given music. Pupils can access the YouTube clip either by scanning the QR code on the homework sheet or following the link given. Included in this pack: Steve Reich Philip Glass Michael Nyman John Adams Arvo Part Minimalist Overview Please leave a review if you have purchased this pack - thank you.
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Instruments of the orchestra Cover work pack

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This pack contains worksheets for 7 cover lessons on the topic of Instruments of the Orchestra. It is suitable for Years 7 & 8. Each lesson contains enough work for a 1-hour lesson. Each sheet includes one or two extension tasks at the end. PDF documents can either be photocopied as a handout, with pupils completing the work on paper, or uploaded as a digital file. Internet access required to complete the worksheets. Included in the pack: Strings Woodwind Brass Percussion Keyboards Unusual instruments 1 Unusual instruments 2 Answer Sheets are included for each worksheet.
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Film music homework sheet taster

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This is a sample Homework listening sheet on John Williams’ Imperial March, and the associated answer sheet. If you like this taster sheet on John Williams, you can also purchase the whole pack comprising of 6 film music homework sheets. This homework is suitable for Year 9 studying Film music or for the start of a GCSE course. Pupils are required to listen to a piece of music on YouTube and answer questions relating to the given music. Pupils can access the YouTube clip either by scanning the QR code on the homework sheet or following the link given. The homework sheet is marked out of 10. There is an optional ‘Stretch and challenge” question at the end of each homework sheet worth 5 extra marks. This question is usually a comparison question and requires more detailed use of musical key terms. If you’ve used this resource with a class, please do leave a review - thank you!
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Minimalist Music Homework sheet taster

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This is a sample Homework listening sheet on Philip Glass’ Violin Concerto (2nd movement), and the associated answer sheet. If you like this taster sheet on Philip Glass, you can also purchase the whole pack comprising of 6 Minimalist music homework sheets. This homework is suitable for Year 8 or 9 studying Minimalist music. Pupils are required to listen to a piece of music on YouTube and answer questions relating to the given music. Pupils can access the YouTube clip either by scanning the QR code on the homework sheet or following the link given. The homework sheet is marked out of 10. If you’ve used this resource with a class, please do leave a review - thank you!