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Classroom and Teaching Materials (Key Stages 3 & 4)
   
Key Stage 3 Music Project: Polyrhythms
A downloadable resource of investigations into African drumming, consisting of a workbook, supporting teacher-notes and mpegs of musical examples. Suitable for Year 7 upwards.
 
Key Stage 3 Music Project: Polyrhythms II
A downloadable resource of investigations into Balinese Gamelan, consisting of a workbook and supporting teacher-notes. Suitable for Year 7 upwards. In A5 booklet format.
 
Key Stage 3 Music Project: Monody and Drone
A downloadable resource of investigations into Indian music, consisting of a teacher's notebook. Suitable for Year 7 upwards. In A5 booklet format.
 
 
Early Approaches to Structure in Composition
 
Part 1: Melodic Structure
A guide to analysing melodic structure and using this in basic composition.
 
Part 2: Binary Form
An introduction to binary form, including a compositional task. There are 2 PDF examples to accompany this resource; Example 1 and Example 2.
 
Part 3: Ternary Form
An introduction to ternary form, including a compositional task. There is a PDF example to accompany this resource; Click Here.
 
Baroque Dances - a Beginner's Guide
A brief history of the Baroque Suite, with Mp3 examples, question sheet for pupils and composition task.
 
An Introduction to Sonata Form
Suitable for intermediate students, this resource looks at the basics of sonata form, using a Clementi sonatina as illustration. Click Here to download the accompanying PDF score
 
How to make your composition more rhythmically interesting
There are 6 PDF examples to accompany this resource;
Ex.1
, Ex.2, Ex.3, Ex.4, Ex.5 and Ex.6
 
Adding an accompaniment to your composition
This worksheet is designed as a follow-up to ‘How to make your composition more rhythmically interesting’. There are 3 PDF examples to accompany this resource and an mp3; Ex.1, Ex.2, Ex.3, and the mp3