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Awesome Aural

By Joanne Burrows

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HELPFUL HINTS and handwritten format to improve HSC AURAL answers. 


Sample questions and answers for HSC Music I

Aural excerpts- for discussion and exam practice

• 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 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

Awesome Aural Book 2

By Joanne Burrows

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HELPFUL HINTS and handwritten format to improve HSC AURAL answers. 


 A selection of practice questions and sample answers focusing on the concepts of music.

•  Study suggestions
•  Different ways to set out the aural answers
•  Examples of different ways to listen, write and set out the answers
•    Sample answers

The book available as instant download  is priced accordingly to assist students with their HSC aural music exam.
Compiled 2018

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ISBN 978187682551

Basic Beats Book 1

By Joanne Burrows

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43 rhythm skills for beginning musicians.
Composed 2016

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ISMN 9790720167022
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Clap and Count

By Joanne Burrows

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39 pieces to improve rhythm skills for beginning musicians. The first in a four part series of similar books - Rhythm Rocks,  Death by Rhythm and Extreme Rhythm.

Regular clapping, tapping and counting will assist the internalisation of pulse, beat and subdivisions, making rhythm more instinctive and note reading easier.  
Composed 2014

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ISMN 9790720140780
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Death by Rhythm

By Joanne Burrows

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A collection of 40 rhythmic drills for advanced students to clap, tap, read and count.  Designed and sequenced to develop and improve recognition and reading rhythmic patterns.

The third in a four part series of similar books - Clap and Count,  Rhythm Rocks and Extreme Rhythm.  Composed 2012

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ISMN 97907201330003
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Ear Before Eye

By Joanne Burrows

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A collection of more than 50 pieces including notes, for teaching and developing great aural skills.
Composed 2012


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ISMN 9790720133027
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Extreme Rhythm

By Joanne Burrows

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A collection of 33 rhythmic skills for clapping, counting, improvisation to develop instinctive recognition of complex rhythm patterns and difficult time signatures. 

Designed for the advanced musician to improve sight-reading (often rhythm is the more difficult  problem than the notes); enable performance and playing; develop the ability to maintain tempo and feeling the beat; build confidence. The fifth in a series of similar books - Basic Beats; Clap and Count ; Rhythm Rocks and Death by Rhythm.  Composed 2017


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ISMN 9790900979926
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I can play that, Book 1

By Joanne Burrows

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33 piano solos written to encourage students to construct knowledge and skills through: reinforcing of learned concepts, develop student transferring skills, and build on prior knowledge. Ideally suited for beginners to preliminary levels.  Composed 2017

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ISMN 9790720172330

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I can play that, Book 2

By Joanne Burrows

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Piano solos building on patterns and techniques to encourage students to develop unassisted at home. Several chord charts are included, for improvisation of bass lines and accompaniment and improvisation of melody and harmony. Additional ideas for improvisation can be found in Making My Own Music.  
Composed 2018

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ISMN 9790720209128

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I can play that, Book 3

By Joanne Burrows

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A collection of piano pieces for pattern recognition, memory and sight reading to encourage students to develop unassisted at home. The student encounters in a range of a patterns in various positions, rhythms and keys and encouraged to use what they already know and build new learning on previous knowledge. Memory is encouraged, as students can memorise a pattern, a chord progression, a simple phrase, then see it as a musical word in other pieces. Additional ideas for improvisation can be found in Making My Own Music.  
Composed 2018

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ISMN 9790720209159

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I can play that, Primer

By Joanne Burrows

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This is a book of beginner piano pieces, including several chord charts for the students to work out unassisted at
home or in the lesson.

The aim of these pieces is to:

  • Encourage music reading and memory
  • Develop recognition of musical words rather than a note by note reading approach
  • Develop the ear through transposition and harmonisation
  • Improve student confidence in music reading
  • Develop an instinctive feel for simple rhythmic patterns
  • Enable the use and awareness of consistent fingering
  • Improve memory skills

The repertoire included in this volume reinforces the recognition of

  • Patterns: skipping patterns, intervals of a 3rd and stepping patterns, intervals of a second
  • Direction: ascending, descending, changing direction
  • Simple rhythmic patterns

Composed 2019

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  • I can play that  - sheet music

ISMN 9790720214801

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I can READ that, Primer Level

By Joanne Burrows

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This is a book of beginner pieces that can be used for sight reading, improvisation, transposition and memory practice.
The aim of these pieces is to:

  • Encourage music reading and memory
  • Develop recognition of musical words rather than a note by note reading approach
  •  Develop the ear through transposition and harmonisation
  • Improve student confidence in music reading
  •  Develop an instinctive feel for simple rhythmic patterns
  • Enable the use and awareness of consistent fingering
  • Improve memory skills

The repertoire included in this volume reinforces the recognition of

  • Patterns: skipping patterns, intervals of a 3rd and stepping patterns, intervals of a second
  • Direction: ascending, descending, changing direction
  • Simple rhythmic patterns in simple quadruple metre (Book 2 incorporates triple meter)
  • Pieces can be used in any order that suits the student’s individual curriculum ad program of study

Composed 2019

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  • I can READ that, Primer  - sheet music

ISMN 9790720214818

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