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DRUM KIT | 6 short pieces for beginners

DRUM KIT | 6 short pieces for beginners

The first 2 pieces are inspired by the RockSchool Initial grade book backing tracks (the drum parts are not the same). The Reggae one I either get pupils to play along to a Bob Marley tune with or a Reggae Drumless backing track form YouTube. The 2 Blues pieces I do the same, pick out something Bluesy from BB King or a Drumless backing track off YouTube. Finally, the Disco one I either do Y.M.C.A or - again - a Drumless backing track off YouTube. I haven't included them in the pack as they are not mine to sell, however, I have created all these resources.
tbrads90
KS3 & GCSE Music: Literacy Pyramid

KS3 & GCSE Music: Literacy Pyramid

In many new GCSE specifications the weighting for the music listening and analysis exam is double what it was previously. It is therefore imperative that students have a grasp of key musical terms and vocabulary before entry to the GCSE course. The Literacy Pyramid is a starting point for KS3 and GCSE students to have the constant reminder of the key terms and vocabulary and their meanings. They Literacy Pyramid is best printed on card, laminated and then assembled into a square based pyramid to allow a 3D focal point to student's tables. The Literacy Pyramid covers the following areas: - Tonality - Melody - Harmony - Notation - Stave and Keyboard - Tempo - Structure and Form - Dynamics -Texture It is the responsibility to check through this resource and target it to specific students against their target grade and exam board specification. This resource has been tailored towards the new AQA GCSE 9-1 Specification.
Eddieball
Wider Listening Diary for Eduqas GCSE Music (9-1), 2016 Specification

Wider Listening Diary for Eduqas GCSE Music (9-1), 2016 Specification

Regular wider listening is an important part of preparing for the new Eduqas GCSE Specification, as the exam requires students to listen and identify musical devices that are used in unfamiliar repertoire. The music they will be required to listen to in the exam will be related to by style and/or genre to one of the four areas of study. By engaging regularly in listening to unfamiliar music of these styles/genres, students will develop their appraising skills and their ability to recognise various musical devices in unfamiliar music. To support this, I've launched #WiderListeningWednesday on Twitter and Facebook, with a different wider listening piece posted each Wednesday at 9.30 am. This wider listening diary is the perfect accompaniment to these weekly posts, as it will ensure your students engage regularly in listening outside of lessons and will provide a useful record for revision, without the task become arduous and time consuming. What's included? – The diary comes in the form of a full colour A5 booklet that can be printed for students which provides space for 51 diary entries in one place. For best results this should be printed commercially. Two versions of this booklet are included, one for in-house printing, and a second for commercial printing with all of the necessary crop marks included. Please consult the attached guidance for commercial printing to ensure your printed product appears correctly. – The book contains useful guidance that will help students recognise the important features of each wider listening piece, and also contains a list of the musical devices listed in the specification, for reference. – For ease, a handy printing guide has been included to guide you through in-house printing and some recommended print specifications, if you choose to let a professional print company handle your printing. You can follow #WiderListeningWednesday on Twitter @SeanYoung_Music and Facebook @SeanYoungMusicEd! Please share, retweet and leave a review of this resource if you like it!
sean1746
Organization in Music

Organization in Music

From Daniel O'Brien's popular AP Music Theory Class, this video lesson discusses how music is organized in time. O'Brien discusses how the basic concept of "beat" (or pulse) is the fundamental organizing idea in most music. Beats are then grouped into metrical chunks which in turn form phrases, which combine to become sections of songs or other long musical forms. Many familiar musical examples are quoted to emphasize the main points. Video: 7'52" "Sugar" excerpt by Maroon 5 used per Fair Use provisions of the US copyright law, Section 107. https://copyright.gov/fair-use/more-info.html
dobrien7
Frère Jacques - Keyboard Tutorial (Windows version)

Frère Jacques - Keyboard Tutorial (Windows version)

Learning objectives: Performing the Frère Jacques melody on a keyboard Use the correct technique Perform along to a backing track Normal and slow speed option Follow the musical score, video box or keyboard diagram Press the 'A' key to reveal the note names under the stave, 'S' key will hide the note names. To run the resource: Unzip the zip the file and copy the directory named 'Frere Jacques - Melody' to a shared location where students can access and run the program (students will need 'execute' permission in the shared location. You may need to speak with your network technician to allow this access). Quicktime is required for this activity to run. Quicktime can be downloaded here: https://support.apple.com/kb/DL837?locale=en_US
steve_mill
BTEC Music Unit 1 - 'The Music Industry': "Artist Representation"

BTEC Music Unit 1 - 'The Music Industry': "Artist Representation"

Resource contains a worksheet booklet to cover the content for 'artist representation' ready for the BTEC music, unit 1 'music industry' exam. Booklet contains a range of tasks to help students learn information on stylists, artist managers, booking agents and PR agencies, including what they do, why they are important and how they operate. Resource also has exam questions particularly focussed on artist representation.
obalcombe
Chart Songs September 2017 - Melody & Chords

Chart Songs September 2017 - Melody & Chords

Simplified versions of songs from the Top 40 UK September 2017. Includes: What About US - Pink, Sorry Not Sorry - Demi Lovato, Rain - The Script, Sun Comes Up - Rudimental feat. James Arthur and Despacito - Justin Bieber. Designed to fit on both sides of an A4 sheet of paper. I use this for My S1 and S2s (11-13 year olds) for the keyboard, xylophone, guitar and ukulele.
lospolloshermana
Tap-Clap-Snap Music Composition Lesson Plan

Tap-Clap-Snap Music Composition Lesson Plan

Students will compose an instrumental piece that includes a body percussion part. This lesson is aimed at piano composition. Objectives Within 3-4 lessons (depending on level), students will prepare a piece. In the process the student will: • Use current notation skills; • Use standard notation; • Expand rhythm skills; • Learn to write for a non-melodic part; • Consider how a percussive part enhances a melodic composition. Concepts • Beat • Rhythm • Percussion • Upbeat (anacrusis) • Strong beat • Echo • Repetition Included: Sample composition and prompts.
adri_jvr
One-Day Music Composition Lesson Plan

One-Day Music Composition Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan Elementary - Middle - High School 2-4 lessons Students will compose a piece of music based on word games. They will practice and perform the composition with an optional additional accompaniment (self-composed or backtrack) to match the composition topic. Objectives Within 2-4 lessons, students will compose a piece of music for voice and speech choir inspired by a play on the words “day”. In the process the student will: • Explore speech rhythms • Translate a speech rhythm to notation • Learn and memorize through practice to write a rhythmic motif and develop a motif • Learn, review and practice basic compositional techniques such as repetition, sequence and/or fragmentation • Explore setting words to music • Practice short fragments on a instrument • Explore basic techniques of extending a composition • Acquire, review or practice basic staff notation Concepts • Melody • Rhythm • Motif • Repetition • Sequence • Fragmentation • Voice parts • Triads • Setting words to a rhythm
adri_jvr
GCSE Music 9-1 Composition: Stretch Differentiation

GCSE Music 9-1 Composition: Stretch Differentiation

The resource was designed to scaffold the students who are targeted 8/9 in Music however do not yet have a grasp of the compositional techniques to access this. In each of the A5 sheets students are told of different ways they can access the 8/9 criteria through displaying compositional techniques. Each A5 document goes through the AQA new Strands (were AoS), providing four techniques: - Rhythm and Metre - Harmony and Tonality - Texture and Melody - Timbre and Dynamics - Structure and Form It is the responsibility to check through this resource and target it to specific students against their target grade and exam board specification. This resource has been tailored towards the new AQA GCSE 9-1 Specification.
Eddieball
LP Records Music History Wordsearch Language Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

LP Records Music History Wordsearch Language Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'LP Records'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean