Tag Archives: tempo

Issue 102: Speedshifter from ABRSM

This is a sweet little app you can download to your PC or MAC for free from www.abrsm.org, the website for the Royal Schools of Music. You can also download it to your mobile phone for £2.99. It will allow … Continue reading

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Issue 41: Speedshifter

This free download from the ABRSM website has been available here for some time; http://www.abrsm.org/en/students/speedshifter I have been using it for a while now to change the speed of all kinds of backing tracks and recordings without changing the pitch. … Continue reading

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Issue 23: Words and Music

Several primary school music schemes that I have used include extracts of “Stripsody” by Cathy Berberian as a starting point for creative work. (Music Express year 5 and the Oxford Music Scheme part 2). Here’s a very rough description of the … Continue reading

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Issue 14: 101 things to do with “Rain on the Green Grass”

There’s a nice little 3-note round on the www.singup.org website; Rain on the green grass          Rain on the tree          Rain on the house tops          But not on me. If you want to see the notation, have a look at the website. … Continue reading

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