1. HSC Music 1 & 2, Film and TV Music - Book 1 by Meryl Jackson-Kew, Aleksandar Vujic

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A comprehensive study workbook with illustrations, questions, activities and answers within the topic Radio, Film, Television and Multi-Media.

This book is the first in a series of booklets that are topic based and are suitable for study in Preliminary and HSC courses of Music in the NSW BOSTES syllabi. Each topic booklet explores the six concepts of music- pitch, duration, texture, tone colour, structure, dynamics and expressive techniques as well as unity and contrast.  All the exercises and questions throughout are designed to be analysed at the student’s pace and not under examination conditions. They can be used to enhance practise in writing graphic notation and aural analysis. Each listening example has a main question on which to focus, as well as the inclusion of other activities which will provide a variety of ways to approach aural analysis. At the conclusion of each listening example is a summary of the unity and contrast found within the music.  We have given our own interpretation of how each question can be approached and this can be used as a guide to the analysis of the musical themes.  Written 2016

Review by Music Teachers' Association NSW in Studio magazine February 2017.

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 ISBN 9781876829377

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2. HSC Music 1 & 2, Rock Music - Book 2 by Meryl Jackson-Kew, Aleksandar Vujic

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A comprehensive study workbook with music examples, questions, activities and answers within the topic Rock music

This book is the second in a series of booklets that are topic based and are suitable for study in Preliminary and HSC courses of Music in the NSW BOSTES syllabi.
Each topic booklet explores the six concepts of music- pitch, duration, texture, tone colour, structure, dynamics and expressive techniques as well as unity and contrast.
There are two ways to approach the analysis of each excerpt in this book: -
     Part 1: Using dot points, rhythm and graphic notation.
     Part 2: Written response in paragraph style.
All the exercises and questions throughout Rock Music are designed to be analysed at the student’s pace and not under examination conditions. They can be used to enhance practise in writing graphic notation and aural analysis.  Each listening example has a main question on which to focus, as well as the inclusion of other activities which will provide a variety of ways to approach aural analysis.   
At the conclusion of each listening example is a summary of the unity and contrast found within the music.
We have given our own interpretation of how each question can be approached and this can be used as a guide to the analysis of each musical piece.
 Written 2016

Review by Music Teachers' Association NSW  in Studio magazine August 2017

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 ISBN 9781876829469

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3. HSC Music 1 & 2, Music for 20th and 21st Centuries - Book 3 by Meryl Jackson-Kew, Aleksandar Vujic

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A comprehensive study workbook with music examples, questions, activities and answers within the topic Music for 20th and 21st Centuries

This book is the third in a series of books that are topic based and are suitable for study in Preliminary and HSC courses of Music in the NSW BOSTES syllabi.
Each topic booklet explores the six concepts of music- pitch, duration, texture, tone colour, structure, dynamics and expressive techniques as well as unity and contrast.
All the exercises and questions throughout are designed to be analysed at the student’s pace and not under examination conditions. They can be used to enhance practise in writing graphic notation and aural analysis. Each listening example has a main question on which to focus, as well as the inclusion of other activities which will provide a variety of ways to approach aural analysis.
At the conclusion of each listening example is a summary of the unity and contrast found within the music.
We have given our own interpretation of how each question can be approached and this can be used as a guide to the analysis of the musical themes. Written 2016

Review by Music Teachers' Association NSW in Studio magazine August 2017

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 ISBN 9781876829475

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4. HSC Music 1 & 2, Australian Music - Book 4 by Meryl Jackson-Kew, Aleksandar Vujic

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A comprehensive study workbook with music examples, questions, activities and answers within the topic Australian Music

This book AUSTRALIAN MUSIC is the FOURTH in a series of books that are topic based and are suitable for study in Preliminary and HSC courses of Music in the NSW BOSTES syllabi.
Each topic booklet explores the six concepts of music- pitch, duration, texture, tone colour, structure, dynamics and expressive techniques, as well as unity and contrast.
All the exercises and questions throughout AUSTRALIAN MUSIC are designed to be analysed at the student’s pace and not under examination conditions. They can be used to enhance practise in writing graphic notation and aural analysis. Each listening example has a main question on which to focus, as well as the inclusion of other activities which will provide a variety of ways to approach aural analysis.
At the conclusion of each listening example is a summary of the unity and contrast found within the music.
We have given our own interpretation of how each question can be approached and this can be used as a guide to the analysis of the musical themes.
Written 2017. 
Books 1, 2, 3 and Senior Music available online under "Teaching Resources" HSC Music 1 & 2

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 ISBN 9781876829513

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Awesome Aural by Joanne Burrows

Resource book for HSC Music 1 Aural Skills


HELPFUL HINTS and handwritten format to improve HSC AURAL answers.

•    Study suggestions
•    Practice questions
•    Sample answers

- Do You have a problem?
- Creative Ways to Study Aural
- Exam strategies: writing the answer in the exam
- Suggestions for setting out your HSC Music 1 Aural answers
- Always-Often-Never
- Suggested Outlines
The book available as instant download  is priced accordingly to assist students with their HSC aural music exam.
Compiled 2017
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 ISBN 9781876829490

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Senior Music by Meryl Jackson-Kew, Aleksandar Vujic

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A comprehensive resource textbook for Elective Senior Music

Senior Music is a collection of music pieces that are suitable for music study in years 10, 11 and 12.  It has been designed for the New South Wales Higher School Certificate (already covered in our published books 2 and 3), Queensland, Western Australian, Victorian, South Australian and Tasmanian Certificate of Education and Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training. 
Each topic explores the concepts/elements of music-pitch, duration/rhythm, texture, tone colour/timbre, structure/form, dynamics and expressive techniques, as well as unity and contrast.
Further exploration of each music work is enhanced through research questions in the Musicology section of the book.  This section requires the student to use the process of critical and creative thinking when investigating, analysing and evaluating the music. 
All exercises and questions are designed to be analysed at the student's pace and not under examination conditions.  They can be used to enhance practise in writing graphic notation and aural analysis.  Each excerpt of music has a main focus question.  Also included are other activities which will provide various approaches to aural analysis. 
Music educators and students have options to choose which content from the textbook is relevant to their curriculum and study needs.  The book is also indexed.
Written 2017

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 ISBN 9781876829483

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Too Cool by Joanne Burrows

Resource book for Theory, Musicianship, Music Craft


QUICK REFERENCE BOOK
for all students. 
The Too Cool book was assembled by the author as a ‘go to’ or cheat book for students to quickly find answers bout the theory of music.  Useful reminders for all students and teachers:
•    Explanation
•    Solution
•    Definition
•    Reminder

The book is not an instruction book, nor an exam preparation book. It is a book of helpful ‘tricks’, and ways of explaining, and understanding the theoretical concepts that underpin musical practice. A number of concepts are presented in a variety of ways to accommodate each student’s learning style.
Composed 2017
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