A unit of work for KS3 or KS4 focusing on minimalism and minimalist composition Learning Objectives include minimalist techniques (Phasing and Addition) and composition activities in the style of minimalist pieces. Includes: Power Point Presentation Sheet music for Terry Rileys ‘In C’ Composition Worksheets
A Power Point presentation to use as part of an assembly promoting instrument lessons, GCSE uptake or general Musicianship within school. Focus on effective use of spare time and the opportunities of music for those who do not want to be musicians. Explanation of timings on poster: 13 / 2 (cutting amount of gaming time in half) ABRSM suggest 20 - 25 minutes practice a day 6.5 (hours) x 52 (weeks in a year) 338 hours x 5 years (KS3 and KS4) 338 hours x 2 years (KS5)
A lesson for KS3 students focusing on Zimbabwean Mbira music and composition skills using the pentatonic and the Mixolydian scale. Learning Objectives include exploring the instruments used in Zimbabwean Mbira music and using classroom instruments to compose their own pieces. Includes: Power Point Presentation Worksheet
A unit of work for KS3 focusing on Songwriting and the Ukulele. Learning Objectives include learning C, F, Am and G chords, Strophic form and lyric writing. Focus on elements of historical progress and historical musical movements. Includes: Power Point Presentation Worksheet Lyric Sheet for the song 'No Cruise Missiles Wanted Here Today'.
A unit of work for KS3 focusing on Songwriting and the Ukulele. Learning Objectives include learning C, F, Am and G chords, verse/chorus form and lyric writing. Includes: Power Point Presentation Worksheet Song Sheet for the song Island Style.
A unit of work for KS3 or KS4 focusing on Composition and the Jodoform Mission conducted during World War II. An exciting unit with learning objectives including notation, key signatures, harmony and and melody writing. Heavy focus on elements of historical musical movements. Includes: Power Point Presentation Composition Worksheets Music for 2 Traditional Folk Pieces
A lesson focusing on composing sounds and music for a traditional Chinese Tale, Pangu and the Creation of the World. Plenty of opportunities for different musical ideas and easily differentiated. Includes Power Point Presentation PanGu Story Student Sheet
A full ukulele score with individual parts for the 3rd movement of Mozarts Eine Kleine Nachtmusik. Can be used with KS3 or KS4 but aimed predominantly towards KS4 GCSE groups studying the Eduqas Set Works. Includes Notation and Tab. Great for small ensembles to learn and analyse the piece. Please be aware: I have removed the double stops in the first section and have moved a couple of notes an octave due to limitations of the ukulele.
Two presentations for use during Samba Lessons. One to be used during performances and one to be used during composition activities. Includes information on the main instruments, reading box scores and alternative instrument sounds for composition.