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Music resources aimed at KS3 or GCSE.
Indian Music - Ragas
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Indian Music - Ragas

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2 worksheets based around three Indian Ragas. Ragas set out for students to play on keyboard or tuned percussion. Exploring the difference in the Ragas and their different context / times of day etc Then a worksheet for students to begin a composition based around one of them
Melody Writing
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Melody Writing

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3 scaffolded worksheets for students to begin writing a melody down using treble clef. Using a rhythm guide then a freer response.
Theme and Variation
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Theme and Variation

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2 scaffolded work sheets for students to begin thinking about Theme and Variation. By composing a variation, based around a simple theme.
Drum Kit
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Drum Kit

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Powerpoint explaining the different elements of the Drum Kit
Musical Elements
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Musical Elements

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Powerpoint on the Musical Elements and definitions. including class composition and body percussion activity
Chinese Music
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Chinese Music

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Listening activity based around graphic scores to compare and contrast traditional Chinese folk Music against British folk melodies. Supplied: Context sheet Work Sheet Tracks not uploaded due to copyright but can easily be found on youtbe
Pentatonic piece
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Pentatonic piece

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Three scaffolded worksheets based around the theme ‘Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence’ by Sakamoto. original piece for students to perform, exploring the make up of the pentatonic scale. Then changing or altering the original to create a different effect / genre.
Ground Bass
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Ground Bass

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2 worksheets for Students to begin using a Ground Bass for Composition. Worksheets include success criteria and can easily last a whole lesson
Blues Help Sheet
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Blues Help Sheet

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Help sheet for 12 Bar Blues in C. Detailing the chords and hand position for keyboard and guitar TAB
Minimalism Listening
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Minimalism Listening

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Listening task and questions to encourage students to begin thinking about Minimalism and external sounds used in Music
Keyboard Skills
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Keyboard Skills

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Several worksheets ideal as an introduction to keyboards. Broken down and simplified versions of Titanic, Star Wars and Jurrasic Park themes.
Fresh Prince of Bel Air Theme
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Fresh Prince of Bel Air Theme

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Loops of the Fresh Prince sound track broken down for performance Hi Hat Bass Drum Strings theme Bass line Written in staff notation with letter names Recording of the loops slowed down and performed together.
Texture
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Texture

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A simple piece in 3 parts, for students to learn and perform either on keyboards or tuned percussion. To get them thinking about texture and awareness of part placement.
Jazz Improvisation
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Jazz Improvisation

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Lesson based around Jazz Improvisation and how to improvise around a scale. Then to a set bass line