This book is written to include detailed notes and exercises on the Irish Leaving Cert Music Syllabus which includes:
Chapter 1: A 12 bar melodic response to a given 4 bar melody including a key change and sequence
Chapter 2: Adding Backing Chords including Cadences and a Bass Line to a given piece of music of around 16 bars in length
Chapter 3: Irish Music
Chapter 4: Aural Skills and Terms
Chapter 5: Performance Options
The book builds composition from the fundamentals of Key Signatures and Chord Boxes right through to sequences and simple modulation. It expands on basic Aural Skills into a broader, more informed approach to identifying features of music through listening.
It is designed to be easily photocopiable for a school to use. Please purchase a multiple license if more than one teacher is using it.