Music teaching resources: Composing, performing and listening skills

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Homing: An original song set in World War One - WW1

Homing: An original song set in World War One - WW1

This songs is suitable for Y2-8. It has a haunting melody line that ends in two parts. It would be a very touching end to any assembly or performance set in WW1.It tells of a soldier's longing for home.Comes with: Vocal and backing tracks as MP3 and in the original Garageband (if you wish to alter anything), lyrics and scores

By myrabarretto

Pitch resources: character slides, songs, lyrics and sheet music

Pitch resources: character slides, songs, lyrics and sheet music

Meet the King and Queen of Clefs, who live with their butler and pets in Pitch Palace. The slides introduce the characters to children, and explain how the characters are used to make musical vocabulary and concepts memorable. High quality studio recordings of songs and backing tracks, lyrics and sheet music also included. www.rhythmajig.co.uk www.facebook.com/rhythmajig

By Rhythmajig

Summer 2 Year 1 song and sheet music pack: Bringing It All Together (Unit 6)

Summer 2 Year 1 song and sheet music pack: Bringing It All Together (Unit 6)

In this 6 week unit of work, children will re-visit the characters they have met in Year 1 and revise the musical concepts and vocabulary they have learned. If your class are new to Rhythmajig, just introduce characters at their own pace. Resources and planning are available separately. The dotty bricks and gold bars are also available as an interactive whiteboard activity at www.rhythmajig.co.uk - email enquiries@rhythmajig.co.uk to begin your 30 day free trial. www.facebook.com/rhythmajig

By Rhythmajig

Summer 2 Year 1 resource pack: Bringing It All Together (Unit 6)

Summer 2 Year 1 resource pack: Bringing It All Together (Unit 6)

In this 6 week unit of work, children will re-visit the characters they have met in Year 1 and revise the musical concepts and vocabulary they have learned. If your class are new to Rhythmajig, just introduce characters at their own pace. Planning and songs/ sheet music are available separately. The dotty bricks and gold bars are also available as an interactive whiteboard activity at www.rhythmajig.co.uk - email enquiries@rhythmajig.co.uk to begin your 30 day free trial. www.facebook.com/rhythmajig

By Rhythmajig

Summer 2 Year 1 music planning pack: Bringing It All Together (Unit 6)

Summer 2 Year 1 music planning pack: Bringing It All Together (Unit 6)

In this 6 week unit of work, children will re-visit the characters they have met in Year 1 and revise the musical concepts and vocabulary they have learned. If your class are new to Rhythmajig, just introduce characters at their own pace. Resources and songs/ sheet music are available separately. The dotty bricks, gold bars and Super Stave activity are also available as an interactive whiteboard activity at www.rhythmajig.co.uk - email enquiries@rhythmajig.co.uk to begin your 30 day free trial. www.facebook.com/rhythmajig

By Rhythmajig

Summer 2 Year 1 complete music scheme: Bringing It All Together (Unit 6)

Summer 2 Year 1 complete music scheme: Bringing It All Together (Unit 6)

In this 6 week unit of work, children will re-visit the characters they have met in Year 1 and revise the musical concepts and vocabulary they have learned. If your class are new to Rhythmajig, just introduce characters at their own pace. Resources and songs/ sheet music and planning are all included in this bundle. The dotty bricks, gold bars and Super Stave activity are also available as an interactive whiteboard activity at www.rhythmajig.co.uk - email enquiries@rhythmajig.co.uk to begin your 30 day free trial. www.facebook.com/rhythmajig

By Rhythmajig

A song and percussion. Give me five. Healthy eating. Video. PPT. worksheets. Mp3s

A song and percussion. Give me five. Healthy eating. Video. PPT. worksheets. Mp3s

Preview on https://youtu.be/hLmK8rZhVKYThis catchy song is about the importance of eating the right food for energy (Like petrol in a car).If used in conjunction with other resources in the pack,it can be used over a few weeks.Useful for Health week, food projects or Assemblies. If teaching to early years, let them copy the rhythms of the drum and guiro. Older children, or those who have music lessons, might appreciate the PPT on playing the instruments .This asks the children to listen in depth to the guiro and drum.There are 2 worksheets. One to draw the chosen 5 a day (I brought fruit and veg in to draw) and the other to write a simple song.The resources include1a A PPT of the song1b. A PPT teaching the rhythmic accompaniment2. A video of the song4. Mp3 vocal track4. Mp3 backing track4. MP3 instrumental excerpt5. Worksheet writing a song6. Worksheet Drawing 5 a day7. Lyrics and chordsKey stage one • use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes• play tuned and untuned instruments musically• experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music.• key stage 2 • use and understand staff and other musical notations

By pwilloughby3

A song . Going to the seaside. Video Mp3s Guide to percussion.

A song . Going to the seaside. Video Mp3s Guide to percussion.

The seaside song preview https://youtu.be/KxjOCGafQt8This song can stand alone as a topic song for the summer or as a piece to develop playing an instrument. The example on the video uses a xylophone and glockenspiel. Any tuned instrument could be used though.the teaching will range over a few weeks.For those teachers less confident, I suggest a tambourine in the chorus. Some pupils who take private lessons could sight read the xylophone part on the verse using a keyboard.N.C• use and understand staff and other musical notations• play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression• listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memoryResources include• A video and PPT of the song• 2 backing tracks with and without the percussion• Vocal track• PPT audio teaching the instruments• Music score instruments• Lyrics and easier accompaniment for non-readers

By pwilloughby3

Sound scape activity

Sound scape activity

Suitable for all year groups. Which sounds can we hear in our classroom? What about outside? What would a storm sound like? What might you hear on Ocarina Island? Composition activity creating a sound scape based on a storm. Includes composition grids and graphic score examples for recording ideas. Instrumental activity requiring a range of untuned percussion instruments. www.rhythmajig.co.uk www.facebook.com/rhythmajig

By Rhythmajig

Dynamics resources- character slides, songs, backing tracks, lyrics and sheet music

Dynamics resources- character slides, songs, backing tracks, lyrics and sheet music

In this set of resources, suitable for all year groups, your class will meet Dynamic Dragon and her babies Piano, Mezzo and Forte. Dinimuendo Flamingo and Crescendo Crocodile introduce the idea of changing dynamics. Character slides, songs, backing tracks, lyrics and sheet music are included. Use alongside Rhythmajig lesson plans or as a stand alone unit to introduce real musical concepts and vocabulary. www.rhythmajig.co.uk www.facebook.com/rhythmajig

By Rhythmajig

Clap And Play Rhythms Level 3 US Version

Clap And Play Rhythms Level 3 US Version

These modules use rhythm only. They will help instrumentalists and music students with the important skill of sight-reading. This module uses Dotted Quarter, Quarter, Half, Dotted Half, Eighth, Sixteenth and Quarter rests. Each slide includes an audio of the pulse/beat and a play bar to hear the rhythm. Instructions are included on each slide and a help reference is easily pulled up. This can be used for any instrument or even students clapping or using percussion or body percussion. *PRODUCT LINKS ARE GIVEN IN PDF DOCUMENT.Computer files are zip files and will need to be unzipped first.Not suitable for Mac users at this time. (Mac users can use the tablet link on the computer but cannot download the computer zip for offline use) Once unzipped select LAUNCH STORY to start the game. Tablet files need to be housed in a free app (articulate mobile player) links and instructions are provided in the PDF document for getting this the first time. Once you have this, clicking on the links launches the product instantly and easily.Full product contains tablet and computer link for download.

By hbmusicsolutions

Clap And Play Rhythms Level 3

Clap And Play Rhythms Level 3

These modules use rhythm only. They will help instrumentalists and music students with the important skill of sight-reading. This module uses Dotted Crotchets, Crotchets, Minims, Dotted Minims, Quavers, Semiquavers and Crotchet rests. Each slide includes an audio of the pulse/beat and a play bar to hear the rhythm. Instructions are included on each slide and a help reference is easily pulled up. This can be used for any instrument or even students clapping or using percussion or body percussion. *PRODUCT LINKS ARE GIVEN IN PDF DOCUMENT.Computer files are zip files and will need to be unzipped first.Not suitable for Mac users at this time. (Mac users can use the tablet link on the computer but cannot download the computer zip for offline use) Once unzipped select LAUNCH STORY to start the game. Tablet files need to be housed in a free app (articulate mobile player) links and instructions are provided in the PDF document for getting this the first time. Once you have this, clicking on the links launches the product instantly and easily.Full product contains tablet and computer link for download.

By hbmusicsolutions

Clap And Play Rhythms Levels 1-3 Bundle

Clap And Play Rhythms Levels 1-3 Bundle

These modules use rhythm only. They will help instrumentalists and music students with the important skill of sight-reading. This module uses Dotted Crotchets, Crotchets, Minims, Dotted Minims, Quavers, Semiquavers and Crotchet rests. Each slide includes an audio of the pulse/beat and a play bar to hear the rhythm. Instructions are included on each slide and a help reference is easily pulled up. This can be used for any instrument or even students clapping or using percussion or body percussion. *PRODUCT LINKS ARE GIVEN IN PDF DOCUMENT. Computer files are zip files and will need to be unzipped first. Not suitable for Mac users at this time. (Mac users can use the tablet link on the computer but cannot download the computer zip for offline use) Once unzipped select LAUNCH STORY to start the game. Tablet files need to be housed in a free app (articulate mobile player) links and instructions are provided in the PDF document for getting this the first time. Once you have this, clicking on the links launches the product instantly and easily. Full product contains tablet and computer link for download.

By hbmusicsolutions

Clap And Play Rhythms Levels 1-3 US Version Bundle

Clap And Play Rhythms Levels 1-3 US Version Bundle

These modules use rhythm only. They will help instrumentalists and music students with the important skill of sight-reading. This module uses Dotted Quarter, Quarter, Half, Dotted Half, Eighth, Sixteenth and Quarter rests. Each slide includes an audio of the pulse/beat and a play bar to hear the rhythm. Instructions are included on each slide and a help reference is easily pulled up. This can be used for any instrument or even students clapping or using percussion or body percussion. *PRODUCT LINKS ARE GIVEN IN PDF DOCUMENT.Computer files are zip files and will need to be unzipped first.Not suitable for Mac users at this time. (Mac users can use the tablet link on the computer but cannot download the computer zip for offline use) Once unzipped select LAUNCH STORY to start the game. Tablet files need to be housed in a free app (articulate mobile player) links and instructions are provided in the PDF document for getting this the first time. Once you have this, clicking on the links launches the product instantly and easily.Full product contains tablet and computer link for download.

By hbmusicsolutions

MELODY- MAKERS Composition Activities for learners grades 4 and above

MELODY- MAKERS Composition Activities for learners grades 4 and above

MELODY- MAKERSComposition Activities for learners grades 4 and above Music activities | Quizzes I Crosswords | Wordsearches and more!!!Includes:- MELODY MAKERS ACTIVITYThe next few pages contain melody excerpts be- longing to compositions written in different tonaLities. The excerpts are all around 4 bars long. The idea is that learners create their own melodies by putting excerpts together. Allexcerpts are presented as “keyless” with all accidentals being annotated, so to not give away the tonal- ity straight away. This is a beginner compositional activity designed to train the ear to recognize consonance and dissonance as well as to develop interest in composition without necessarily having much background music theory knowledge. All excerpts have a frame around them, so to facilitate cutting and pasting. This would be a particularly useful “hands on approach” to compositional learning, as well as an opportunity for young learners to create Interactive Notebooks and Graphic Organizers.- "NOTE EQUATIONS" exercise on summing note values and durations- 8 pages of Mixed Exercises on Music Instruments and which Instrument Groups the different instruments belong to. Includes Quizzes I Crosswords | Wordsearches and more!!!Total Pages 22 pagesAnswer Key Included

By giomanuel

GCSE EDEXCEL MUSIC 9-1 AoS1-3 FULL SCORE ANALYSIS

GCSE EDEXCEL MUSIC 9-1 AoS1-3 FULL SCORE ANALYSIS

Score analysis of; Bach - Brandenburg concerto Beethoven - Pathetique Purcell - Music for a While Queen - Killer Queen Wicked - Defying Gravity Star Wars - Main Theme 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 EDEXCEL MUSIC 9-1 Set work analysis revison guides

GCSE EDEXCEL MUSIC 9-1 Set work analysis revison guides

A revision or classroom resource for all set works in Area of Study 1, 2 & 3. This includes an elements analysis as well as score examples. Bach - Brandenburg concerto Beethoven - Pathetique Purcell - Music for a While Queen - Killer Queen Wicked - Defying Gravity Star Wars - Main Theme 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 2 Purcell & Queen

GCSE 9-1 EDEXCEL MUSIC Area of Study 2 Purcell & Queen

For each set work you will receive; A colour annotated score A quick fire test A comprehensive overview of the set work and wider context Also included is a word painting activity and differentiated card sort for the Purcell. 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

Music ICT Activity - Using Anvil Studio Free Notation Software - Stage 4 Music

Music ICT Activity - Using Anvil Studio Free Notation Software - Stage 4 Music

This complete lesson activity requires students to make changes to a pre-existing midi file to discover how time signature, instrumentation and notation affect the character of a piece of music. Additional resources required: Internet access for the downloading of a midi file and the free Anvil Studio notation software. This can be used as a standalone lesson or as a companion lesson to 'Music Composition Using Anvil Studio' by the same author.

By kellyocs

Musical Bingo

Musical Bingo

Musical bingo grids. Includes notation, rhythms and musical symbols. Great to engage students into learning the elements of music.

By Abilucas112

MOBO: Future 'Mask Off'

MOBO: Future 'Mask Off'

I created this resource for a performance lesson during a MOBO-related scheme of work. Students discovered music of black origin over a number of decades, starting with 1960 and working up to the present day.This resource is linked to music of the present day, showing students how to perform 'Mask Off' by Future.The worksheet includes the flute riff in the easier key of A minor, with chords and written instructions.

By M_Durnell

Summer 2 Year 2 complete music scheme: Ocarina Radio (Unit 6)

Summer 2 Year 2 complete music scheme: Ocarina Radio (Unit 6)

6 weekly lesson plans teaching music through characters and stories. Any tuned instrument can be used: ocarina, recorder, chime bar, boomwhacker, glockenspiel. Travel to fictional Ocarock City with your class and compose and play radio jingles, reading and writing real rhythmaic notation (suitable for specialists and non specialists). Sheet music/ song pack and resource pack are included in this bundle. www.rhythmajig.co.uk www.facebook.com/rhythmajig

By Rhythmajig

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

GCSE Music Edexcel 9-1 Beethoven - Pathetique 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

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- "Killler Queen" Key Terms Sheet

GCSE Music Edexcel 9-1- "Killler Queen" Key Terms Sheet

A concise 2 sided A4 revision and teaching sheet for the Queen "Killer Queen" 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

GCSE Music Edexcel 9-1- "Star Wars " Key Terms Sheet

GCSE Music Edexcel 9-1- "Star Wars " Key Terms Sheet

A concise 2 sided A4 revision and teaching sheet for the "Main Title/Rebel Blockade Runner" from Start Wars Episode IV: A New Hope from Area of Study 3 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