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GCSE Music 9-1 Edexcel Purcell "Music for a While " Card Sort

GCSE Music 9-1 Edexcel Purcell "Music for a While " Card Sort

A card sort to be completed by students for the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Area of Study 2. "Music for a While. . Colour coded differentiated version included too. I have attached word files for modification and pdf for easy formatting and printing.Please leave a review if it was helpful :)Terms of Use:Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited.Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017.

By sarahwilliams900

Worksheet Pack for Pearson Edexcel GCSE Music (2016 Specification) - Area of Study 1, Set Work 1

Worksheet Pack for Pearson Edexcel GCSE Music (2016 Specification) - Area of Study 1, Set Work 1

This pack contains 10 worksheets is aimed at supporting the teaching of Set Work 1, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, 3rd movement, by J. S. Bach, from the new Pearson Edexcel GCSE Music (9-1) 2016 specification.The activities and tasks on each of the worksheets range in difficulty, in order to support the development of skills for a range of abilities.The following worksheets are included:– Worksheet 1.1: First Impressions;– Worksheet 1.2: The Concerto;– Worksheet 1.3: Finding the Solo;– Worksheet 1.4: Instrumentation: Exam Style Questions;– Worksheet 1.5: Fugual Structure;– Worksheet 1.6: Melody in Section A;– Worksheet 1.7: Comparing Melodies;– Worksheet 1.8: Rhythm and Metre: Exam Style Questions;– Worksheet 1.9: Rhythm in the Harpsichord Part;– Worksheet 1.10: Identifying Texture.Previews of the first page of each worksheet are available from the files list.It is the responsibility of the teacher to check this coverage of this content against the exam board specification, this worksheet pack does not intend to offer complete coverage of the set work, but should be used instead as a tool to support the teaching of the subject content.Please leave a review if you like this resource!

By sean1746

GCSE 9-1 Edexcel Music Purcell Music for a While FULL SCORE ANALYSIS

GCSE 9-1 Edexcel Music Purcell Music for a While FULL SCORE ANALYSIS

A full colour coded score analysis of the Area of Study 2 set work by Purcell. I'm trying to do one for each set work so watch my profile.Please leave a review it this was helpful :)Terms of Use:Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited.Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017.

By sarahwilliams900

GCSE Music Edexcel 9-1 Beethoven - Romantic Key terms Sheet

GCSE Music Edexcel 9-1 Beethoven - Romantic Key terms Sheet

A concise 2 sided A4 revision and teaching sheet for the Beethoven Pathetique from Area of Study 1 , Set works. This comes with score excerpts linked to key features. Word and PDF format. I'll be doing one of these for each set work so keep your eyes on my page.Terms of Use:Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited.Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017.

By sarahwilliams900

Bach Violin Concerto in a minor BWV 1041 Complete Score - Sibelius file

Bach Violin Concerto in a minor BWV 1041 Complete Score - Sibelius file

A Sibelius file (v.7) of the complete 3 movements of Bach's Violin Concerto in a minor BWV 1041. Ideal for printing in a format which gives students more space to write analytical notes. Also useful for demonstrating various aspects of the piece by using the midi playback.Edition used in this score is the Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 21Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1874. Plate B.W. XXI(1).

By dunhallin

GCSE 9-1 EDEXCEL MUSIC Purcell £Music for a While"

GCSE 9-1 EDEXCEL MUSIC Purcell £Music for a While"

* 1 overview sheet which is great to use as a teaching aid and for student revision.* 1 Card sort which comes with two files, one of which is differentiated* 1 Quick fire test ideal for starter/plenary, homework or revision.* 1 Full colour score analysisTerms of Use:Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited.Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017.

By sarahwilliams900

Traditional  and popular Songs

Traditional and popular Songs

Preview songs on Hangman https://youtu.be/GeqBNck0DZQTurpin Hero https://youtu.be/N6Hd634rXWMEarly one morning https://youtu.be/KSLmYL1o6IcThe Happy Wanderer https://youtu.be/Ff73ZJchc2UThese songs were chosen as examples of good traditional songs two of which are firm favorites with boys!. Reading music is not necessary but it can extend those children who have piano lessons anyway.

By pwilloughby3

GCSE Edexcel 9-1 MUSIC Beethoven Pathetique

GCSE Edexcel 9-1 MUSIC Beethoven Pathetique

* 1 overview sheet which is great to use as a teaching aid and for student revision. * 1 Card sort which comes with two files, one of which is differentiated * 1 Quick fire test ideal for starter/plenary, homework or revision. * 1 Full colour score analysis Terms of Use: Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited. Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017. Terms of Use: Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited. Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017.

By sarahwilliams900

GCSE 9-1 Music Edexcel Beethoven Pathetique FULL SCORE ANALYSIS

GCSE 9-1 Music Edexcel Beethoven Pathetique FULL SCORE ANALYSIS

A full colour coded score analysis of the Area of Study 1 set work by Beethoven. I'm trying to do one for each set work so watch my profile.Please leave a review it this was helpful :)Terms of Use:Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited.Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017.

By sarahwilliams900

GCSE 9-1 EDEXCEL MUSIC Area of Study 1 Bach & Beethoven

GCSE 9-1 EDEXCEL MUSIC Area of Study 1 Bach & Beethoven

For each set work you will receive; A colour annotated score A differentiated card sort A quick fire test A comprehensive overview of the set work and wider context A comparison activity between the two piece Terms of Use: Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited. Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017.

By sarahwilliams900

Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds Analysis AQA GCSE Music New Specification

Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds Analysis AQA GCSE Music New Specification

PowerPoint and homework/class time essay task for "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds". Fits with AQA GCSE Music New Specification. Learning outcomes on second slide for school's that need these. Analysis includes context, structure, melody, instruments, tonality and harmony, rhythm and metre, chorus, accompaniment and technology used. YouTube links and pictures removed for copyright reasons, but can be added easily. Took about two hours in class with written task as well.

By EmmaLanney

KS3 - Programme Music (yr 7) / full scheme of work - booklets / PP and lesson plans

KS3 - Programme Music (yr 7) / full scheme of work - booklets / PP and lesson plans

This is a full scheme of work on Programme Music and covers The Sorcerers Apprentice by Paul Dukas and Holsts The Planets. I have created this with Year 7 students in mind. It comes with three differentiated booklets for your students, booklet A is for lower ability, booklet B is middle ability and booklet C is upper ability. Comes with lesson plans and PowerPoints for each lesson. This has 3 listening style lessons, and also 3 practical lesson, comes with scores for students to learn how to play part of The Planets on the keyboards and also a composition idea if you have computers / garageband available which could take a few lessons.The first listening lesson comes with a youtube link for The Sorcerers Apprentice film clip, however you will need to source a copy of The Planets as you will need snippets of each movement.

By LivMusic

40 Lyric Reading Comprehensions Book 1 - Mr A, Mr C and Mr D Present

40 Lyric Reading Comprehensions Book 1 - Mr A, Mr C and Mr D Present

10 week bumper pack of reading comprehensions linked to a variety of rock, pop and alternative songs specifically chosen for this pack. This is particularly suitable for Years 5, 6 and 7. Each song is broken down into 4 reading comprehensions, starting with retrieval and recording, then context clues, inference and finally an assessment where children are encouraged to work out what type of question they are being asked. Weekly lesson plans are provided along with answer sheets. Breaking reading down into key skills will allow children to appreciate, understand and enjoy these songs whilst focusing on improving their comprehension with this structured and precise method. Songs include: Big Yellow Taxi (by Joni Mitchell) Indian Sunset (by Elton John) Ironic (by Alanis Morissette) Pompeii (by Bastille) Space Oddity (by David Bowie) The Trooper (by Iron Maiden) The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald (by Gordon Lightfoot) Thriller (by Michael Jackson) What is Truth? (by Johnny Cash) What’s he Building? (by Tom Waits)

By mracdpresent

GCSE 9-1 Music Edexcel Bach Brandenberg FULL SCORE ANALYSIS

GCSE 9-1 Music Edexcel Bach Brandenberg FULL SCORE ANALYSIS

A full colour coded score analysis of the Area of Study 1 set work by Bach. I'm trying to do one for each set work so watch my profile.Please leave a review it this was helpful :)Terms of Use:Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited.Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017.

By sarahwilliams900

Hooks and Riffs: Ed Sheeran's Shape of You

Hooks and Riffs: Ed Sheeran's Shape of You

I planned this lesson to teach KS3 how to use hooks and riffs in popular song. This works well when showing how Ed Sheeran uses a loop pedal and layers short ideas to create a full song.This worksheet includes notation for the riffs, 2 additional layers (harmony and bassline) and the hook. There is also a grid of 9 tasks which students can opt for.

By M_Durnell

GCSE Music Edexcel 9-1- Purcell "Music for a While" Key Terms Sheet

GCSE Music Edexcel 9-1- Purcell "Music for a While" Key Terms Sheet

A concise 2 sided A4 revision and teaching sheet for the Purcell "Music for a While from Area of Study 2 , Set works. This comes with score excerpts linked to key features. Word and PDF format. I'll be doing one of these for each set work so keep your eyes on my page.Terms of Use:Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited.Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017.

By sarahwilliams900

Quick Fire Test  Brandenburg Bach  - GCSE 9-1 Edexcel Music

Quick Fire Test Brandenburg Bach - GCSE 9-1 Edexcel Music

A quick fore test based on the Baroque period and features that can be found in the Brandenburg set work. 16 questions with answer sheet. Great as a starter/plenary or for revision and homework.Terms of Use:Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited.Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017.

By sarahwilliams900

GCSE 9-1 Edexcel Music Brandeburg Concerto

GCSE 9-1 Edexcel Music Brandeburg Concerto

* 1 overview sheet which is great to use as a teaching aid and for student revision.* 1 Card sort which comes with two files, one of which is differentiated* 1 Quick fire test ideal for starter/plenary, homework or revision.* 1 Full colour score PDF analysisTerms of Use:Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited.Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017.

By sarahwilliams900

Carnival of the Animals SoW Year 7

Carnival of the Animals SoW Year 7

Scheme of work designed for year 7 on the Carnival of the animals.Includes listening activities, as well as performance and compositional tasks with PowerPoint presentations and planning resources included.Worksheets are differentiated and includes a scheme of work to illustrate how lessons are to be taught.

By luciamclernon

KS3 - Storytelling / Programme Music - Full Scheme of Work - Booklets, PP and Lesson Plans

KS3 - Storytelling / Programme Music - Full Scheme of Work - Booklets, PP and Lesson Plans

This is a full scheme of work that we usually do with Year 8 focussing on pieces of classical music that tell a story. 3 Listening lessons covering Tracy Chapman Fast Car and Schubert Der Erlkonig, Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky and 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky. 3 Practical lessons on composing a piece of music about somebody, this can be done on keyboards or computers. There are 3 differentiated booklet. Booklet A is for low ability, Booklet B for middle and Booklet C for Upper. A powerpoint for each lesson, which provides the youtube links to all pieces of music that is needed, apart from Pictures at an Exhibition as you would need snippets of each movement. Lesson plans are included.

By LivMusic

Instrument Board Game

Instrument Board Game

This is a board game, without a dice, to learn or recap instrumentation.Student A shows student B the image and student B tells student A the instrument name and it's family. If student B gets one or both correct, they move according to the number on the back. Student A will know if this is correct or not as the answers are on the reverse.

By keri-anne_pentecost

Emerging Baseline Test & Assessment

Emerging Baseline Test & Assessment

Mastery Curriculum: Emerging, Developing, Secure & MasteryThis baseline test covers everything they need theoretically for the Emerging stage of the Mastery curriculum.I've used this as a baseline test (also to see where gaps in students knowledge is) and to test them once I believe they have covered all the theory as an assessment test.I have included the answers too.

By keri-anne_pentecost

Edexcel GCSE Music 9-1 Brandenburg by J S Bach Key terms and revision sheet

Edexcel GCSE Music 9-1 Brandenburg by J S Bach Key terms and revision sheet

A concise 2 sided A4 revision and teaching sheet for the Brandenburg concerto from Area of Study 1 , Set works. This comes with score excerpts linked to key features. Word and PDF format. I'll be doing one of these for each set work so keep your eyes on my page.If you found it helpful please leave a review :)Terms of Use:Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited.Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017.

By sarahwilliams900