New content for GCSE is appearing regularly. We now have resources for all the new set works for 2022, for all areas of study.

As of February 2022 we have lessons on these topics, all with auto-marked listening tests. Most also have opportunities for extended writing.

The resources are also ideal as jumping off points for student composition and extension of performance technique.

AQA lessons in Focus on Sound 2022
Mozart and the basset clarinet Guitar techniques lesson
Mozart Clarinet Concerto - 3rd mvt Vocal techniques in popular song
Little Shop of Horrors Drum techniques lesson
Little Shop of Horrors - Mushnik and Son Structure
Little Shop of Horrors - Feed Me Structure 2
Hary Janos Battle and Defeat Popular song structure
Hary Janos Intermezzo Popular song chord progressions
Paul Simon Diamonds 70s pop music - Since you been gone
Paul Simon Graceland 70s pop music - Killer Queen
Paul Simon Call me Al Broadway musical - Wicked
Piano music of Chopin and Schumann African fusion
Handel Oratorio Caribbean and Latin music
Handel Coronation Anthems Contemporary British folk music
Requiem Texture lesson
Minimalism Key signatures lesson 1
Blues history 1 Key signatures lesson 2
Melodic terms Key signatures lesson 3
Melodic terms 2 Key signatures lesson 4
Melodic terms 3 - popular music Key signatures lesson 5
Melodic intervals Modulation
Melodic intervals 2 Modulation 2
Ornaments Tempo lesson 1
Articulation and phrasing Tempo lesson 2
Instrumental techniques lesson Gap filling tests

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Here is a GCSE screenshot. Notice the links to our multimedia dictionary:


We have extended resources for all areas of study, including AoS 2 (popular music), with detailed study of nearly all the musical elements, as well as full coverage of 'Little Shop of Horrors'.

Three 70s pop songs are used for 'unfamiliar' listening.


Here's a test related to the requiem (Area of study 1). Fill in the missing notes.


This video of African-Celt rock fusion music gives you an idea of how our resources work:


AS and A Level

We now have analysis, music scores and listening tests for the Purcell, Bach and Vivaldi set works. Other pieces will then follow. Here is a screenshot from our first listening test:


Here is a screenshot for the Bach Violin Concerto in A minor. We have a complete score of the first movement of the concerto to follow, as well as listening and discussion tests.