Leaving Cert Resources

Resources for Leaving Certificate Music

Leaving Cert Music Syllabus

Past Exam Papers and Marking Schemes

Text Books, Workbooks & Revision Books

Black, Dara, Virtuoso : Leaving Cert Music 2-in-1 text and revision book : a comprehensive guide to learning and revising the Leaving Certificate music course (Dara Black, 2014)

Costello, May, Rapid revision Leaving Certificate Music, Course B  (Folens, 2008)

Costello, May, Rapid revision Leaving Certificate Music, Course A  (Folens, 2010)

Costello, May, Leaving Certificate Music workbook, Course A (Folens, 2002)

Costello, May, Leaving Certificate Music workbook, Course B (Folens, 2002)

Higgins, Anna-Marie & Higgins, Majella, Notes for Leaving Certificate Music (Higgins & Higgins)

(The Notes series includes a Textbook, Melody workbook, Harmony workbook, Revision book for Course A, Listening workbook for Course A, Revision book for Course B, Listening workbook for Course B, Core workbook and Technology workbook)

Long, Harry, Soundscapes, a course-book for Leaving Certificate Music: Irish music and aural awareness (Waltons, 2006)

Purcell, Andrew, Less stress, more success: Music revision Leaving Cert (Gill & Macmillan, 2011)

Sealy, Arthur, Soundscapes, a course-book for Leaving Certificate Music: the prescribed works, Group A (Waltons, 2005)

Sealy, Arthur, Soundscapes, a course-book for Leaving Certificate Music: the prescribed works, Group B (Waltons, 2006)

Irish Traditional Music Resources

Ask about Ireland Learning Zone for Secondary Students:  Irish Traditional Music

Irish Traditional Music Archive: ITMA’s online collections include videos, sound recordings and interactive scores

Long, Harry, Soundscapes, a course-book for Leaving Certificate Music: Irish music and aural awareness (Waltons, 2006)

Na Píobairí Uilleann, Pipe up: Irish traditional music resource, DVD-ROM Windows, Mac & Whiteboard (Na Píobairí Uilleann, 2011)

PPMTA, Leaving Cert syllabus resources: Irish music

Vallely, Fintan, editor, Companion to Irish traditional music, 2nd ed. (Cork University Press, 2011)

(Tip!! This book is a bit expensive. Maybe try your local library!)

Online Resources

Contemporary Music Centre, Gerald Barry

Contemporary Music Centre, Raymond Deane

PPMTA, Leaving Cert syllabus resources: Notes for Set Works A & B

DVDs

Tilson Thomas, Michael, Keeping score: revealing classical music: Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique (San Francisco Symphony, 2009)

(Purchase from Amazon)

Order and disorder: Raymond Deane in his own words (2008)

(Purchase from CMC)

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