new music-making curriculum books

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WHOLE-SCHOOL OCARINA-PLAYING handbook gives clear progression pathways for class music with pupils age 5 to 14. Ocarina-playing, singing and curriculum music is sequenced, with reference to the statutory National Curriculum Music Programmes of Study, the Model Music Curriculum 2021, OFSTED research review (12/7/21) and the refreshed National Plan for Music Education 2022. Download here, or request by post direct from Ocarina Workshop.

Adventurous Music-Making supports the music curriculum for KS1, KS2 and KS3 and also brings music into cross-curricular projects. These NEW class music books help children play instruments and sing, listen, compose, improvise and learn about the world through music. ‘Adventurous Music-Making’ Teacher books help class teachers keep MUSIC as an essential part of a broad and balanced curriculum and as a life-line for children’s recovery curriculum.

Adventurous Music-Making books are
✓ for ocarinas, recorders, ukuleles, voices and the whole class band
✓ available singly, or in class packs with teacher books, CDs and more
✓ suitable for all children and all teachers

Bring Music into all area of the curriculum:
History, Geography, Languages, Science, PSHE, Literacy and more…

✓ Sing and play over 150 songs, accompanied by authentic backings
✓ create and compose your own music
✓ learn about the world and its peoples
✓ delve into history and geography… all at the same time!

Music Zero-to-Hero is our simplest book yet, to make whole-class music possible throughout KS1. Songs are notated in OcPix™ throughout the book, which starts with one and two note tunes, with gradual progression.
1-2-3 Ocarina cleverly teaches the reading of traditional music notation, introducing one ocarina note at a time – great fun for adults and children alike.
Music Code-Cracker can be used as a first music book at KS1, 2 or 3, introducing music-making through puzzles and games, including step-by-step composing.
Music Music-Maker introduces all the elements of music through DOING, and continues as a guide to composing and improvising.
Music World-Explorer takes participants on a journey to experience new cultures, musics, peoples and life-styles. Become familiar with scales and rhythms of the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe… and play, play, play…
Music Time-Traveller has authentic songs from Stone Age to Space Age, all playable on the Oc® with thoughtful lyrics to transport you through different ages. Connect directly with history with songs from each era, through 42,050 years…

Bespoke Teacher Books for each title support whole-class listening, singing, playing, composing, improvising, code-cracking and ADVENTUROUS music-making…

Any teacher can teach with Ocarinas, whether they feel ‘musical’ or not.
Our class packs have everything you need for successful music-making.
The Beginner, Composer and Explorer StarBuys are best value.

These new resources will enable you to introduce music-making into all areas of the curriculum and provide content to sing about in music lessons. Every song has ocarina finger-charts, the musical stave is always present along with guitar / ukulele chords too, so any instrumentalist can play along. The teacher books introduce background and teaching tips for each song.

Together with the established ‘Play Your Ocarina’ music books, the repertoire for English Ocarinas now stretches from age 5 to Grade 5 ocarina exams with the Music Teacher Board.

| Beginner overview | Composer overview | Explorer overview | Whole-School Ocarina-Playing |
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Have a good term!
David and Christa

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