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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

GCSE Music 9-1 Edexcel Purcell "Music for a While" Word painting analysis sheet

GCSE Music 9-1 Edexcel Purcell "Music for a While" Word painting analysis sheet

A simple worksheet for students to analyse the musical devices in "Music for a While" . A good resource for those who less able at score reading. I have included a basic answer sheet but this could definitely be added to with harmony and tonality if it works for your students.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

Easter Musical Rhythm Codes Interactive Module

Easter Musical Rhythm Codes Interactive Module

Easter Rhythm Codes is a flexible interactive tool. It can be used as a clapping the rhythm tool, a warm up rhythm exercise or a spot the difference exercise. Easter characters represent note values. Help and instructions are given on every slide. Immediate feedback is given. Exercises are drawn randomly each time. *PRODUCT LINKS ARE GIVEN IN PDF FORMAT.Computer files are zip files and will need to be unzipped first.Not suitable for Mac users at this time.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

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

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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

Music Performance - Peer evaluation mark sheet

Music Performance - Peer evaluation mark sheet

Helps to develop students' critical awareness of the elements of a musical performance and in turn to apply this understanding to their own musical performances. This resource is useful when students are developing their performance skills when performing before peers, the rest of the class may use the resource to award marks for various elements of the musical performance they are hearing. This resource may be adapted to include the specific criteria of the exam syllabus being followed.The image shows page 1 of a 2 page document only.

By dunhallin

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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Film Music Complete Scheme of Work and Resources

Film Music Complete Scheme of Work and Resources

This is a complete scheme of work for KS3/4 Music that covers the various aspects of music for film (moving image) This scheme of work will last 6-8 lessons and has all the resources you need. The videos for this scheme are available for free (due to copywrite) and can be found in my shop. Please note that these resources are for classroom delivery only and appropriate thanks should be given to the copywrite owners of the materials included. There are teachers notes and a lesson plan built into the PowerPoint for your reference. There is also a PLC included to review the students learning journey. Please feel free to adapt the S.o.W or resources as you feel appropriate for your learners and your delivery style. Skills being covered: > Listening Skills > Timbre discovery & exploration > Compositional skills > Analysis of emotion & effect I hope you enjoy delivering this scheme of work as much as I did. Neil

By neilfbentley

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Ukulele Riff Booklet - 14 famous Rock Riffs  - arranged for Uke

Ukulele Riff Booklet - 14 famous Rock Riffs - arranged for Uke

I created this booklet for our KS3 classes so they could work independently or in small groups on the ukulele learning famous Rock Riffs. However it could also work for primary students working on the ukulele or KS4 students. It contains the following famous riffs arranged for Ukulele. Smoke on the Water - Deep PurpleSeven Nation Army - The White StripesPaint It Black - The Rolling StonesIn My Life - The BeatlesSunshine of Your Love - CreamCome As You Are - NirvanaSatisfaction - Rolling StonesIt's Time - Imagine DragonsDay Tripper - The BeatlesSweet Child o Mine - Guns N RosesPlug in Baby - MuseBeat It - Michael JacksonLove Machine - Girls AloudParanoid - Black Sabbath

By LivMusic

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

The Axis of Awesome

The Axis of Awesome

Scheme of work for year 8 or 9 based on the four chord trick.Students learn the four chords and then use their knowledge to learn as many popular songs that fit into these four chords.Inclues all lessons on the PowerPoint, as well as a scheme of work.The lessons include listening, practical actives, starters and plenaries with learning objectives for each lesson.

By luciamclernon

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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

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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

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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