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Music Room Book 1 (beginning primary)

A developmental music program. Set out in actual lesson plans. This fun, creative, easy-to-use program is a thorough basis for the class teacher and a fabulous springboard resource for the music specialist.

  • Beat, pitch, tempo, dynamics... plus 'Music All Around Us' (context) & end-of-year performance piece.
Product Code: ISBN 1-876772-24-7
Publisher: Bushfire Press
Author: Fairbairn, Leehy, O'Mara
Music Room Book 2 (lower primary)

A developmental music program. Set out in actual lesson plans. This fun, creative, easy-to-use program is a thorough basis for the class teacher and a fabulous springboard resource for the music specialist.

  • Beat & rhythm, pitch & melody, structure & expression (form, dynamics, tempo, tone colour, texture)... plus 'Music All Around Us' (context) & end-of-year performance piece.
Product Code: ISBN 1-876772-31-X
Publisher: Bushfire Press
Author: Fairbairn, Leehy, O'Mara
Music Room Book 3 (lower primary)

A developmental music program. Set out in actual lesson plans. This fun, creative, easy-to-use program is a thorough basis for the class teacher and a fabulous springboard resource for the music specialist.

  • Beat & rhythm, pitch & melody, structure & expression (form, dynamics, tempo, tone colour, texture)... plus 'Exploring Sound' (found objects, home-made instruments and soundscapes), plus 'Music All Around Us' (context & style) & end-of-year concert.
Product Code: ISBN 1-876772-34-4
Publisher: Bushfire Press
Author: Fairbairn, Leehy, O'Mara
Music Room Book 4 (middle primary)

A developmental music program. Set out in actual lesson plans. This fun, creative, easy-to-use program is a thorough basis for the class teacher and a fabulous springboard resource for the music specialist.

  • Beat & rhythm, pitch & melody, structure & expression (form, dynamics, tempo, tone colour, texture)... plus 'Exploring Sound' (vocal sounds, atmospheric sounds, found sound composition), plus "Music All Around Us' (context & style) & end-of-year concert.
Product Code: ISBN 978-1-876772-44-4
Publisher: Bushfire Press
Author: Fairbairn, Leehy, O'Mara
Music Room Book 5 (middle primary)

A developmental music program. Set out in actual lesson plans. This fun, creative, easy-to-use program is a thorough basis for the class teacher and a fabulous springboard resource for the music specialist.

  • Book 5 explores 4 great feels (funk, calypso, hoedown, boogie-woogie) as well as riffs, syncopation, harmony and multimedia (audio-visual) work. Context & style continue.
  • The DVD contains examples of activities, dance steps, instrumental techniques, 'bushband' instruments... and also slide shows and other visual material for use in the multimedia work in unit 3 (Exploring Sound: Musical Pictures). And there is end-of-year concert.
Product Code: ISBN 978-1-876772-54-3
Publisher: Bushfire Press
Author: Fairbairn, Leehy, O'Mara
Music Room Book 6 (upper primary)

A developmental music program. Set out in actual lesson plans. This fun, creative, easy-to-use program is a thorough basis for the class teacher and a fabulous springboard resource for the music specialist.

  • Book 6 explores 7 exciting modules (Reggae Rhythms, Celtic Heartbeat, Gospel Voices). Chords and harmony, rhythm & melodic composition, improvisation and lyric writing are given the Music Room 'simple, fun and engaging' treatment.
  • This DVD includes filmed practising musicians for each of the styles. They demonstrate instruments and techniques and make the modules come alive. The DVD is also to be used as demonstrations of tuned and untuned percussion techniques, chord theory and much more - there are over 30 DVD selections for your students (including material for use in the Music Quiz in module 8).
Product Code: ISBN 978-1-876772-63-5
Publisher: Bushfire Press
Author: Fairbairn, Leehy, O'Mara
Music Room Book 7 (upper primary)

A developmental music program. Set out in actual lesson plans. This fun, creative, easy-to-use program is a thorough basis for the class teacher and a fabulous springboard resource for the music specialist.

  • Rhythm & Rhyme (rap & hip hop rhythms & rhyming loops, turnarounds, chords); Body and Beat (rhythm, movement & choreography, body percussion, found objects); Words & Music (generating lyrics, making melodies, using tempo, creating songs, grooves & colours); Fun 'n' Games (a fabulous ending to the program, with musical puzzles, musical art, listening & singing games, moving games, musical parlour games, battle of the bands, class party)
  • The DVD consists of guest hip hop dancers, beatboxers, indigenous gumleaf & didgeridu demos, instructional technique work on tuned percussion, body percussion examples, dance steps, choreograhy, sound exploration and all sorts of demonstrations. 
Product Code: ISBN 978-1-876772-73-4
Publisher: Bushfire Press
Author: Fairbairn, Leehy, O'Mara
You Can Teach Yourself About Music

This book provides a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of music. Essentail for instrumentalists and vocalists, the book includes beginning theory lessons and a comprehensive musical dictionary. The book is also designed to give the reader insight into the history that coincides with the material.

Product Code: ISBN 978-087-166-261-3
Publisher: MelBay
Author: Bye, D.
40 Simple Music Games

A great collection of instant music games for primary school students. No experience necessary.

  • Old favourite new ideas
  • Graded and categorized
  • Ideal for warm-ups, lesson breaks, relacement teachers, rewards, rainy days and camps
  • A fun way to develop skills and promote understanding of musical concepts
  • Can be enjoyed by students with and without prior musical knowledge
  • An ideal assessment tool
Product Code: ISBN 978-1-876772-80-2
Publisher: Bushfire Press
Author: Fairbairn, L; Fairbairn, R
Music and Me

Celebrate the "FUN"damentals of music.

Designed for the classroom and the stage, each song describes a different element of music. Put them together with the easy-learned script for an entertaining and educational showcase. Ideal for elementary through middle school performers, this musical features 7 original songs and connecting dialoge, full piano/vocal arrangements, choreography and staging suggestions, and reproducible dialoge and singer songsheets.

Product Code: 0-7399970428-0
Publisher: Hal.Leonard
Author: Jacobs, Shaw, Billingsley
American Popular Music
  • Time Line
  • Hisorical Overview
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Interdisciplinary Units
  • Develops Higher-Level Thinking and Research Skills
  • All Unites Reproducible
Product Code: ISBN 1-58037-049-7
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
Author: Ammons, M.
Understanding African Music

This book is a splendid volume of musical treasures from cultures and countries of sub-Saharan Africa, one that celebrates the divers and complex nature of expressive practices found among Hugh Tracey's field recordings. The book successfully accomplishes its aim to orient readers to the vast expanse of music and musicians, to ways of thinking and behaving musically and to the human capacity for cultural-artistic-social expression.

Product Code: ISBN 978-0-620-53701-8
Publisher: International Library of African Music
Author: Carver, C.
Music Fact Raps

This super new collection teaches composers, musical terms, dynamics, instrument and much more with a variety of original raps. 100% participation- even from your most reluctant pupils.

Each rap includes reproducible music pages and lyric-only sheets and there is a lesson plan accompanying each with teaching suggestions, additional activities, suggestions for expansion and even composing your students' original raps.

Product Code: 0-7399943711-9
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Author: Anderson, T.
Theater Through the Ages
  • Historical Overviews
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Develops Higher-Level Thinking and Research Skills
  • Interdisciplinary Units
  • All Unites Reproducible
Product Code: ISBN 1-58037-116-7
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
Author: Kramme, M.
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

This familiar standard by English composer Benjamin Britten has become the classic introduction to the sights and sounds of the orchestra for young people. Enhance music appreciation and explore the unique qualities of the instruments in a symphony orchestra with this creative collection of visuals and strategies.

Created for the music classroom, the Activity Book/ CD features a variety of reproducible listening maps, worksheets, helpful teaching suggestions, and a full-length version of this masterwork performed by the Slovak Symphony Orchestra.

Product Code: 0-7399988308-4
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Author: Ball, W.
Top 40 Fun Facts: Rock 'n' Roll

It's time to rock around the clock with this creative pack of music fun facts! Here are forty reproducible activities on Rock 'n' Roll music: Crossword puzzles, word finds, fill-in-the-blank quick quizzes, listening maps... it's all here! Use it to supplement your curriculum and invite students to bring in classic pop recordings from their parents' (and grandparents) collections. This handy all-in-one resource comes complete with answer keys. Great for substitutes, field trips and other days when you can't use your regular curriculum.

Product Code: 0-7399970424-2
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Author: Anderson, T.
Beware The Music Teacher!
  • Full performance and accompaniment tracks
  • Two bonus orchestral music listening tracks
  • Activities and music included for all eleven songs
  • Reproducible lyric sheets

         

Product Code: ISBN 0-7579-9973-5
Publisher: Warner Bros
Author: Burrows, M.
Sub Survivor

Equip yourself with all the tools you'll need to face that next music class with the SUB SURVIVOR. This creative resource offers a special section of teaching tips to keep you prepared and organized with "the notebook" and "lesson packs" close by. Easy-to-follow lessons offer a variety of age-appropriate listening activities, games and writing projects with cross-curriculum connections. In addition, over 20 songs by top choral writers John Jacobson, Emily Crocker, Mac Huff, Roger Emerson, Cristi Miller, John Higgins, Rollo Dilworth and Alan Billingsley are included on the enclosed sing-along CD to enhance lesson time even more. For additional value, reproducible lyric and activity sheets are offered.

Product Code: 8-8408803500-6
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Author: Carlstein, L.
Sing It and Say It

A musical journey with a cast of crazy characters, sparkling songs, bags of fun and cross-curricular ideas galore! Its about learning and performing with a large helping of fun.

Product Code: ISBN 1-85909-304-3
Publisher: International Music
Author: Ridgley, S. Mole, G.
Songs of the Rainbow Children

Experience the music, history and culture of the rainbow children of South Africa with this exciting collection of authentic folk songs and games by nationally renowned elementary music educator and clinician, Cheryl Lavender. Complete with teaching and performance suggestions, instrumental accompaniments, and movement patterns, these songs were gathered during her "teacher to teacher" trip to South Africa in October of 1996. All eight songs are provided in unison, with additional arrangements for 2,3, or 4-part harmonies on 5 of these songs.

Product Code: 0-7399970123-4
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Author: Lavender, C.
Africa Collage

Afrikamusiek and Aktiviteite

Oorspronklike and aantreklike dog praktiese materiaal word aangebied met n besondere Afrika kleur, so belangrik deesdae in ons multi-kulturele klaskamers.

Voorwoord deur Caroline van Niekerk

Publisher: Vermeulen & Van Aswegen
Author: Vermeulen, D.
Solfege Bingo

From Cheryl Lavender's popular Bingo series, here is a game designed to help students in grades 3-8 hear, read, perform and identify solfege melody patterns. By playing Solege Bingo, your students will develop ear training and sight-reading skills- essential for music literacy and overall musicianship.

Solfege Bingo includes beginning to intermediate note-reading through 2 levels of play: Level A includes melody patterns based on the C pentatonic scale, and Level B uses the C major scale. The professionally-produced CD recording includes 8 different sound sequences ranging from easy to challenging, so you can play the game again and again.

Product Code: 0-7399987416-7
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Author: Lavender, C.
Music of Many Cultures
  • Multicultural
  • All Units Reproducible
  • Develops Ethnic Appreciation
  • Strengthens Research Skills

 

Product Code: 11-58037-102-7
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
Author: Mathieson, C. F.