Updates and Additions to the MTRS subscription site

2001
January Renaissance scheme added
February Rhythm & pulse scheme added
March Additional materials added to Rhythm & pulse scheme
April Keyboard World music scheme added
May Indian music survival guide added
June Drums of the World scheme added
July Step by step blues scheme added
August Step by step atonal scheme added
September Errors corrected in Chords scheme
October 2 additions to Elements of Sound scheme
Additional score to Soundtracks scheme
Rock workshop scheme added
November 4 composing tasks added
December Popular music at the keyboard scheme added

2002
January Composing logs for 3 UK GCSE exam boards added in KS4 page.
Renaissance unit (Unit 4) self assessment added
Renaissance unit (Unit 4) Scheme updated
Elements unit (Unit 1) New graphic score added and all 4 graphic scores now in a booklet
Elements unit (Unit 1) Scheme updated
Assessment guide added to Teacher Support materials
February Christmas carols page added to Teacher Support materials.  Please report problems with downloads!
Composing assignments 1 added to GCSE page
March Variations project added to KS4 page
April New project added to KS3 page : Rock Workshop 2
Soundtracks scheme on KS3 page updated
MIDI file of silent movie music added to Soundtracks scheme on KS3 page
May Assessment packs added for Unit K2 (chords) and Unit 2 (pulse & rhythm)
June Update to Unit 2 (pulse & rhythm) worksheet and scheme of work
Cover work task added to Unit 2 (pulse & rhythm)
New scheme started.  Music of British Isles (Lilli Burlero)
July New scheme added to KS3 page : Gamelan
August Skye Boat song added to Music of the British Isles scheme
September 18 'Handy tunes' added
Unit K2 (chords) unit worksheet updated
October Displays added to Teacher support section
Kemp's Jig added to Renaissance unit (unit 4) on KS3 section
Film music scheme added in KS3 section
November Kemp's Jig string orchestra arrangement added to Band arrangements page
December Songs and vocal activities book added to Teacher Support Materials

2003
January New Scheme added to KS3 page.  Hooks and Riffs
February Scheme for rhythm unit updated to include computer task.  New computer worksheet for pupils added and MIDI file
Pupil access page added at www.mtrs.co.uk/pupils
Yellow Bird arrangement added to instrumental arrangements
Mango Walk arrangement added to instrumental arrangements
March Hava Nagila arrangement added to instrumental arrangements
Parsons Farewell arrangement added to instrumental arrangements
April New songs added to Songs and Vocal Activities book (Teacher support materials)
Interactive rhythm revision added to pupil access page
May Music for special events ' The Art exhibition' added to KS4 page
June Step by step composing, KS4 Minimalism scheme added
July Step by step composing, KS4 Film music scheme added
August Drum n' Bass scheme added to KS4 section
September Starter activities added to support page
October More songs added to Songs and Vocal Activities book (Teacher support materials)
November Elements of pop music scheme added to KS3 page
December We Three Kings, Good King Wenceslas and O Come O come Emmanuel added to Christmas Carol instrumental parts.  Also Part 2 Flute added to all carols

  2004
January

Polyrhythmic grid added to Drums of the World scheme in KS3 page

Film clips added to Rock Workshop 1 and to Theme and Variations units in KS3 page

 
February Step by step composing Tango guide added to KS4 page  
March Day thou Gavest and Bill Bailey added to Arrangements page  
April Posters added to Teacher support page.  Existing posters have been withdrawn to free site  
May Bingo added to Teacher support page.  
June Curry house Samba added to Drums and Rhythms of World scheme.  Scheme updated  
July Arrangement of Captain Pugwash added to arrangements page  
August

Quirky House analysis/MP3/score added to Step by Step atonal music scheme on KS4 page

More example compositions added to Drum n' bass scheme on LS4 page

 
September Music technology activity cards and worksheets added to KS3 page  
October Blues scheme added to KS3 page  
November

MP3 files added to Soundtracks Scheme and Blues scheme both on KS3 page

Dominoes starter added to starter activities on teacher support page

 
December Scales section added to Support materials  

2005

January

MP3 files added to Hooks & riffs scheme and Drums of the World

February

New navigation structure for site

Interactive whiteboard toolbox added

March

IWB toolbox rhythm drag n drop updated so barlines are moveable. 

IWB toolbox terms game added

IWB toolbox chords game added

April All scores updated to include Bb and Eb bass parts
May New CD themes added to GCSE film music project, and project updated
June  
July 5 plenary activity powerpoints (SPLAT!) added to teacher support materials.  Designed for IWB use
August Propellerhead Reason guide for students and teachers on teacher support materials
September Schemes of work reviewed and updated.
October Plenary cards added to teacher support materials
November Programme music project added to KS4 page, audio clips, presentation. Very large file please report any problems downloading.
December March of the Clowns added to instrumental arrangements page - specially composed by Mark Slater for flexible band.

2006

January Buccaneers and Bacchannals added to instrumental arrangements page - specially composed by Mark Slater for flexible band.
February

Merry Show Round added to instrumental arrangements page - specially composed by mark Slater for flexible band.

Extension work added to Hooks & Riffs scheme (KS3) - thanks to Graham Warrington

March Latin Rocks added to instrumental arrangements page.  Specially composed by mark Slater for flexible band.
April Snowflake variations added to instrumental arrangements page.  Specially composed by mark Slater for flexible band.
May

Updates to minimalism project in KS4 page - Score to In C added permission of Temple Music/Celestial Harmonies

Starter activities video clip added to chords scheme in KS3 page

June Football fever mini project added to KS3 page
July Minimalist cell group project added to Minimalism scheme in KS4 page
August  
September Little Pig song added to instrumental and vocal arrangements
October Out in the Open Air song added to instrumental and vocal arrangements
November Treble clef homework sheets added to KS3 page
December Bass clef homework sheets added to KS3 page

2007

January Chords homework sheets added to KS3 page
February  
March Wannabe song added to instrumental and vocal arrangements
April Rhythm homework sheets added to KS3 page
May  
June The Pet Song added to instrumental and vocal arrangements
July The Dreamer's Game added to instrumental and vocal arrangements
August  
September Garageband loop project added to KS4 page
October  
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December Keyboard notes IWB starter activity on support page

2008

January Rhythm clock added to rhythm & pulse scheme in KS3 page
October GCSE listening revision notes added to KS4 page

2009

January Songs from the musical theatre added to KS4 page
February Complete GCSE revision guide added to KS4 page
March Musical Styles resource pack added to KS4 page
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