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The following can all be purchased via PayPal with a Debit/Credit Card (you don’t have to have a PayPal account).  Simple click on the relevant “Buy Now” icon below and follow the instructions under “PayPal Guest Checkout”.

THE CHRISTMAS TREE

A 53-page Classroom Performing Pack from Musical Contexts containing a selection of Christmas Vocal Warm-Ups and Rounds and Well-Known Christmas Songs suitable for singing and ensemble performing in the KS2/Primary and KS3/Secondary classroom.  This Classroom Performing Pack from Musical Contexts consists of Christmas Rounds and Warm-Ups and well-known Christmas Songs arranged for ensemble performing in the KS2/Primary or KS3/Secondary Music Classroom.  

The Five Christmas Rounds and Warm-Ups come complete with supporting MIDI files which model the melodic parts and demonstrate how the piece would be performed as a Round. There then follows classroom ensemble arrangements of seven well-known Christmas songs:

·               Jingle Bells

·               Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer

·               Walking in the Air

·               Frosty the Snowman

·               White Christmas

·               All I Want for Christmas is You

·               Happy Christmas (War is Over)

Each of the seven arrangements comes with a “Song Sheet” giving the melody line, chords (guitars) and lyrics.  Performing Sheets give pitched melody line with note names, harmonic chords (in two parts) and a bass line.  There’s also B flat and E flat melody line parts for transposing instruments and a Full Score for teachers to lead the ensemble performance.  You can simply print off the parts that you need which best suits your students, ability range or school. 

The arrangements are designed to be flexible enough to perform on a range of classroom instruments including recorders, keyboards, pitched chromatic percussion instruments – glockenspiels, xylophones, metallaphones, chime bars etc. – as well as pupil’s own instruments.  Percussion parts, drum rhythms and ostinato patterns can be added as suitable accompaniments to all the songs for performance.  There are also Audio and MIDI files to accompany each song which model each individual part as well as demonstrating how the parts sound together.  To purchase the Musical Contexts The Christmas Tree Classroom Performing Pack, there is a fee of £10.00.  This allows you to copy and reproduce the workbook as many times as you need as well as contributing to the cost of obtaining copyright permissions to use some of the more popular Christmas songs. Supporting Audio and MIDI files will also be available for download on completion of purchase.  Payment can be made through PayPal.  You do NOT have to have a PayPal account to make this purchase, simply click on the “Buy Now” icon above and the click on “PayPal Guest Checkout” and continue the purchase with a debit or credit card.  Please note: on receipt of payment, you will be redirected (it may take 10 seconds once PayPal has been completed - please bear with!) to a secure link on the site where you can download The Christmas Tree Classroom Performing Pack.  I will also re-send confirmation emails to all purchasers with this link.

 

FIREWORKS!

A 31-page Classroom Resources Pack from Musical Contexts containing a selection of Bonfire Night and Fireworks-themed Starting Points, Starter Activities, Listening, Composing and Performing Activities for the KS2/Primary and KS3/Secondary classroom.

This Classroom Resources Pack from Musical Contexts consists of Bonfire Night and Fireworks-themed Activities for use in the KS2/Primary and KS3/Secondary Music Classroom. 

The pack includes:

·               Bonfire Night Vocal Chants and Warm-ups

·               Bonfire Night and Fireworks Vocal and Body Sounds

·               A Class Fireworks Chant

·               Listening to “Fireworks” music using a ‘Sound Diary’ featuring “Fireworks” by Stravinsky and “Feux d’artifice” by Debussy

·               An in-depth Listening task based on Handel’s “Music for the Royal Fireworks”

·               Composing “Fireworks Sounds” (Roman Candle, Jumping Jack, Catherine Wheel, Rocket and Sparkler) to create a class “Fireworks Display” through sounds using a Graphic Score

·               A vocal/ensemble arrangement of the Popular Song “Firework” by Katy Perry featuring a “Song Sheet” giving the melody line and lyrics.  Performing Sheets give pitched melody line with note names, chords, “easy” and full bass line and there’s also B flat and E flat melody line parts for transposing instruments and a Full Score for teachers to lead the ensemble performance.  You can simply print off the parts that you need which best suits your students, ability range or school.  The arrangement is designed to be flexible enough to perform on a range of classroom instruments including recorders, keyboards, pitched chromatic percussion instruments – glockenspiels, xylophones, metallaphones, chime bars etc. – as well as pupil’s own instruments.  Percussion parts, drum rhythms and ostinato patterns can be added as suitable accompaniments to all the songs for performance.  There are also Audio and MIDI files to accompany each song which model each individual part as well as demonstrating how the parts sound together.

To purchase the Musical Contexts Fireworks! Classroom Resource Pack, there is a fee of £10.00.

This allows you to copy and reproduce the workbook as many times as you need as well as contributing to the cost of obtaining copyright permissions to use some of the material within the pack.  Supporting Audio and MIDI files will also be available for download on completion of purchase. 

Payment can be made through PayPal.  You do NOT have to have a PayPal account to make this purchase, simply click on the “Buy Now” icon above and the click on “PayPal Guest Checkout” and continue the purchase with a debit or credit card.  Please note: on receipt of payment, you will be redirected (it may take 10 seconds once PayPal has been completed - please bear with!) to a secure link on the site where you can download Musical Contexts FIREWORKS! Classroom Resource Pack.  I will also re-send confirmation emails to all purchasers with this link.

THRILLER!

A brand new 27-page Classroom Resources Pack from Musical Contexts containing a selection of Halloween-themed Songs, Listening and Performing Activities for the KS2/Primary and KS3/Secondary classroom.

This Classroom Resources Pack from Musical Contexts consists of Halloween -themed Activities for use in the KS2/Primary and KS3/Secondary Music Classroom. 

The pack includes:

·               Halloween Songs

·               Listening to a Halloween-inspired House Dance Music Track - (young people will love this!)

·               Halloween Rhythms Activities

·               Singing and performing “This is Halloween” by Danny Elfman (from the film “The Nightmare Before Christmas”) including Song Sheet and Performing Sheets including minor chords and adding improvisation sections using the C harmonic minor scale.

·               A vocal/ensemble arrangement of the Halloween classic:  “Thriller” by Michael Jackson featuring a “Song Sheet” giving the melody line, lyrics and chords.  Performing Sheets give pitched melody line with note names, two chords and harmony parts and bass line.  There’s also B flat and E flat melody line parts for transposing instruments and a Full Score for teachers to lead the ensemble performance.  You can simply print off the parts that you need which best suits your students, ability range or school.  The arrangement is designed to be flexible enough to perform on a range of classroom instruments including recorders, keyboards, pitched chromatic percussion instruments – glockenspiels, xylophones, metallaphones, chime bars etc. – as well as pupil’s own instruments.  Percussion parts, drum rhythms and ostinato patterns can be added as suitable accompaniments to all the songs for performance.  There are also Audio and MIDI files which model each individual part as well as demonstrating how the parts sound together.

To purchase the Musical Contexts THRILLER! Classroom Resources Activity Pack, there is a fee of £10.00.  This allows you to copy and reproduce the workbook as many times as you need as well as contributing to the cost of obtaining copyright permissions to use some of the music and scores included. Supporting Audio and MIDI files will also be available for download on completion of purchase.  Payment can be made through PayPal.  You do NOT have to have a PayPal account to make this purchase, simply click on the “Buy Now” icon above and the click on “PayPal Guest Checkout” and continue the purchase with a debit or credit card.  Please note: on receipt of payment, you will be redirected (it may take 10 seconds once PayPal has been completed - please bear with!) to a secure link on the site where you can download Musical Contexts THRILLER! Classroom Resources Activity Pack.  I will also re-send confirmation emails to all purchasers with this link.

 

The following Primary/Key Stage 2 Musical Contexts units are available for “stand-alone” individual purchase at £20.00 each.

 

 

Musical Contexts “Full Site” Subscription - £85.00

Includes unlimited access to all Key Stage 2/Primary, Key Stage 3/Secondary and 2016 GCSE (9-1) Music Resources along with access to the Year 7 Baseline Assessment Listening Test, Music Cover Bank, Music Starters and “DOITNOW’s” Bank and Songs and Performing Arrangements Bank.

This fee will not be re-billed or re-charged again in the future.

Musical Contexts Year 7 Baseline Assessment Listening Test - £10.00

Includes all of the Musical Contexts Year 7 Baseline Assessment Listening Test Resources - Pupil Answer Booklets, Teacher’s Guidance and Mark Scheme, Audio Tracks and Audio Transcripts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water Music

Weather & Seasons

Animal Crackers

Haunted House

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Greece

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Victorians

Machine Music

Britain Since 1930

The Tudors

Journey into Space