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Books from Senior Library
The Senior Library has a collection of music books that can help you studying music in Key Stage 3. They are situated in the Senior Library non-fiction section with dewey code from 780 - 789. The following are some sample books from the collection. You can come to the library or search Oliver to find more books.
GCSE music by
Call Number: 780.76
The complete solution for the specification This exciting new resource helps students taking the Edexcel GCSE specification to reach their full potential. Student Book The student book helps students reach their full potential in the exams, through: thorough coverage of both topics in each of the four Areas of Study; extensive practice in all three exam papers; advice on answering exam questions in a way that will help them achieve the best grades.
Piano for Dummies by
Call Number: Library - Non Fiction 786.2193
This revised edition of the popular Piano for Dummies makes it easier and more fun than ever. If you don't know how to read music, this book explains in friendly, uncomplicated language all the basics of music theory and applies it to playing the piano. And if you've been playing piano for a while - or took piano lessons when you were a child but haven't played since - you can pick up some valuable tips to improve your playing or use the book as a refresher course.
Guitar All-in-One for Dummies by
Call Number: 787.87193
Guitar All-in-One For Dummies offers a unique experience for beginning and experienced guitarists. This All-In-One includes content from: Guitar For Dummies, 2nd Edition Guitar Exercises For Dummies Bass Guitar For Dummies Rock Guitar For Dummies Blues Guitar For Dummies Classical Guitar For Dummies Music Theory For Dummies Music Composition For Dummies.
Drums for Dummies by
Call Number: 786.9
Get down with rock, R&B, jazz, blues, funk, and Latin rhythms! Whether you're dreaming of starting a band, striking the snares, or simply playing a hand drum, this interactive book-and-CD package makes it easy to pick up the basics. Complete with new information on contemporary rock styles and beats as well as rhythms from around the world, this guide is all you need to become a talented, versatile drummer. Discover how to * Bang out basic rhythms --with or without sticks * Understand fundamental drumming techniques * Explore other percussion instruments * Find the perfect drum set * Purchase, tune, and maintain your drums All this on the CD-Rom * MP3 files of each rhythm and beat that you can play along with * Rhythms for hand drums -- from the bongos and congas to the surdo, tar, and udu * Solos to amaze the other members in the band.
Call Number: 784.19
Offering visual information, this title helps students whether they want to know about playing a guitar or a weird wailer.
Pop and rock by
Call Number: 781.64
Table of contents includes: History of pop and rock music -- Instruments of pop and rock music -- Famous pop and rock performers -- Famous pop and rock groups -- Famous pop and rock compositions -- Famous pop and rock albums/CDs.
The Complete Keyboard Player by
Call Number: 786.07
Music Sales AmericaAll three parts of Kenneth Baker's best-selling method, revised and fully updated, in one complete volume with a CD.
Total Rock Guitar by
Call Number: Library - Non Fiction 787.87
Guitar EducationalTotal Rock Guitar is a unique and comprehensive source for learning rock guitar, designed to develop both lead and rhythm playing. This book/CD pack covers: getting a tone that rocks; open chords, power chords and barre chords; riffs, scales and licks; string bending, strumming, palm muting, harmonics and alternate picking; all rock styles; and much more. The examples in the book are in standard notation with chord grids and tablature, and the CD includes full-band backing for all 22 songs.
GCSE and KS3 Music Revision
Watch the following list of video lessons for your KS3 music revision!
Performance gradings sheet
The following file shows the performance grading sheet for Key Stage 3 music.
Year 7 & 8 performing assessment sheet
The following file shows the performing assessment sheet for Year 7 and 8. I
Year 9 performing assessment sheet
The following file shows the performing assessment sheet for Year 9.