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Instant Lessons - Music Essentials - Songwriting
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Instant Lessons - Music Essentials - Listening and Learning - Book 2
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Activities in Music Essentials: Songwriting relate to song form, syllabification, scales, chords, lyrics and tune-writing.
Creative approaches to learning the skills of songwriting and arranging that don't require additional equipment and only basic note reading skills. Covers everything students need to start composing their own songs, including lyrics, tunes and chord progressions.
Elements of music theory – such as major scales, blues scales and basic chord construction – are also woven into the activities to provide a solid theoretical foundation. A key feature of this series are the suggested ways in which to integrate notation software and freeware into music lessons.
Contents:
  • Building blocks
  • Starting from lyrics
  • Tools of the trade: syllabification, meter, the blues scale
  • Chords, adding chords
  • Chords and rhythm
  • Starting from tools of the trade - the major scale
  • Starting from a rhythm template
  • An existing tune, from 12 bar blues or a folk song
  • Song building skills- the title and chorus
  • The verse, lyrics and the verse tune
  • Review/Quiz
This checklist highlights the major uses and benefits of the books:

Versatile uses
  • Supplementary classroom lessons
  • Homework activities
  • Reinforcement of learning
  • Extension work for advanced students
  • Preparation for assessment
  • Exam revision
Teaching benefits
  • Creative teaching ideas
  • Developing greater student interest and understanding
  • A fresh approach to a topic
  • Away to target student weaknesses
  • Suitable for individual or group work
  • A variety of activities for home study
Terms and Conditions:
- Please choose carefully as this product cannot be refunded once PDF has been downloaded.
- This downloadable PDF does not contain the CD Rom from the hard copy version
- Credit card orders only; this product cannot be purchased on 30 Day Preview or School Invoice.

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Music Essentials: Arranging includes activities relating to arranging; transposing; chords and chord inversions; accompaniment styles; notation for guitar, bass and drums; and harmony and counter melodies.
Creative approaches to learning the skills of songwriting and arranging that don't require additional equipment and only basic note reading skills. Covers everything students need to start composing their own songs, including lyrics, tunes and chord progressions.
Elements of music theory – such as major scales, blues scales and basic chord construction – are also woven into the activities to provide a solid theoretical foundation. A key feature of this series are the suggested ways in which to integrate notation software and freeware into music lessons.
Contents:
  • What’s the score? The Banks of the Ohio
  • Transposing
  • Chords
  • Keyboard styles
  • Chord inversions
  • Chord inversions at work
  • The keyboard accompaniment
  • Bass guitar
  • The guitar part
  • Guitar TAB
  • Drums
  • Counter melody
  • Fills
  • Harmony
  • Finally - It’s the final arrangement
  • Finale notepad
  • Templates
  • Reference page

This checklist highlights the major uses and benefits of the books:

Versatile uses
  • Supplementary classroom lessons
  • Homework activities
  • Reinforcement of learning
  • Extension work for advanced students
  • Preparation for assessment
  • Exam revision

Teaching benefits
  • Creative teaching ideas
  • Developing greater student interest and understanding
  • A fresh approach to a topic
  • Away to target student weaknesses
  • Suitable for individual or group work
  • A variety of activities for home study

Terms and Conditions:
- Please choose carefully as this product cannot be refunded once PDF has been downloaded.
- This downloadable PDF does not contain the CD Rom from the hard copy version
- Credit card orders only; this product cannot be purchased on 30 Day Preview or School Invoice.

View the CAL+ Terms and Conditions for use of downloadable PDFs by Blake Education

Music Essentials: Listening and Learning 2 provides multi-level tests that incorporate music reading, writing and aural skills. Activities are suitable for AMEB grade 1 level students. The focus of the book’s quizzes is on listening and responding to what is heard.
A number of the units use graphic notation that require no music reading skills; these are ideal for beginner music students. For mixed ability classes, suggestions have been made in the teaching notes sections on how to use the same quizzes with both beginner and advanced students.
Contents:

• Rhythm: beat numbers
• Melody: interval revision – repeats, steps and skips
• Melody: jumps
• Tonality: major and minor
• Rhythm: dotted notes
• Metre: pickup bars
• Metre: simple and compound metre
• Rhythm: syncopation
• Melody: skip + one (4ths)
• Rhythm: the drum kit
• Repeats: first and second time endings
• Melody: the octave
• Harmony: seventh chords and chord progressions
• Dynamics: crescendo, decrescendo, mp and mf
• Melody: jump + one (6th)

Versatile uses
  • Supplementary classroom lessons
  • Homework activities
  • Reinforcement of learning
  • Extension work for advanced students
  • Preparation for assessment
  • Exam revision

Teaching benefits
  • Creative teaching ideas
  • Developing greater student interest and understanding
  • A fresh approach to a topic
  • Away to target student weaknesses
  • Suitable for individual or group work
  • A variety of activities for home study

Terms and Conditions:
- Please choose carefully as this product cannot be refunded once PDF has been downloaded.
- This downloadable PDF does not contain the CD Rom from the hard copy version
- Credit card orders only; this product cannot be purchased on 30 Day Preview or School Invoice.

View the CAL+ Terms and Conditions for use of downloadable PDFs by Blake Education