Welcome to our Music Diary page for Aural and Theory

Make a note of these recommended activities in your Music Diary to help with your practice.  We'll be adding new activities regularly to keep you inspired. 

Music theory and good aural skills are the foundation of all singing, playing and composition.  

Songbirds Babies to Age 3

Songbirds Babies to Age 3

Musica Holme Valley Songbirds group introduces babies and young children to music making using the Kodaly teaching method.  Mrs Hemingway from Songbirds has created two videos for mini maestros to enjoy. This is for Babies to Age 3.

Songbirds Age 3 - 5

Songbirds Age 3 - 5

Musica Holme Valley Songbirds group introduces babies and young children to music making using the Kodaly teaching method.  Mrs Hemingway from Songbirds has created two videos for mini maestros to enjoy. This is for age 3 -5.

Basic Theory and Rhythm

Basic Theory and Rhythm

Mrs Mansfield shows us some basic theory on writing clefs, notes on the stave and their names in both bass and treble clef, and some rhythm work.

Notating Rhythm and Pitch

Notating Rhythm and Pitch

How to notate rhythms made up of Semibreves (4 beat notes), Minims (2 beat notes) and Crotchets (1 beat notes)

MakingMusicFun.net

A range worksheets can be downloaded from the MakingMusicFun.net website.

Particularly recommended (all available for free) are: 

  • Ready, Set, Go!  Note Name Speed Tests
  • Intervals!  Music Theory Worksheets
  • Ready, Set, Go! Intervals (Unison-Octave)
  • It All Adds Up! – Music Rhythm Worksheets

Italian Terms Wordsearch

Test your knowledge of Italian musical terms as you hunt them down in this wordsearch.  If you don't know all the words, see how many of them you can learn.

Classical Composers Quiz

A quiz about classical composers (answers provided!)

Intervals

A resource for developing both sight-singing for instrumental exams, and dictation skills for GCSE music exams

Download Backing Track

Theory Worksheet - Chords I, IV and V

Use this worksheet to discover how to build chords in a key and put the theory into practice