VCE BOOKS - Content & Sample Pages

Here are some sample pages from the two Student Workbooks.

Teacher Editions are almost identical to Student Workbooks, but contain answers. For this reason, there are no Teacher Edition sample pages available. NOTE: these sample pages are from VCE Musicianship ESSENTIALS (2011-2016) books.

STUDENT WORKBOOK and CD:
Units 1 & 2.

 

This book contains all of the Units 1 & 2 theory and aural requirements, as per the current VCE Music Performance Study Design. Analysis not included.

 

CONTENT:

• theory basics for absolute beginners
   - rhythm: note & rest values, time

     signatures, grouping, etc.
   - pitch: notes of treble & bass clef, leger

     line notes, key signatures, etc.
• prescribed scales, intervals & chords
• diatonic harmony and chord progressions
• rhythmic & melodic transcription
• pages of rhythm reading and sight singing

   exercises
• 1 CD with 99 tracks - resource tracks and

   exercise tracks
• Answers are only in the  Teacher Edition.


SAMPLE PAGES:

Sample 1: Index

Sample 2: Ledger line notes

Sample 3: Natural minor scale

Sample 4: Rhythmic 'Missing Notes'

Sample 5: Melodic Transcription

 

STUDENT WORKBOOK and CDs:
Units 3 & 4.

 

This book contains all of the Units 3 & 4 theory and aural requirements, as per the current VCE Music Performance Study Design. Analysis not included.

 

CONTENT:

• brief revision of theory fundamentals
• prescribed scales/modes
• intervals and tonality exercises
• chords, chord progressions and diatonic

   harmony
• rhythmic and melodic transcription
• lots of exercises
• 2 CDs with 163 tracks: 32 tracks of

  resource material & 131 tracks of

  exercises
• 136 pages
• Answers are only in the Teacher Edition.

 

SAMPLE PAGES:

Sample 1: Index

Sample 2: Tonality and intervals

Sample 3: Major 7th Chords

Sample 4: Diatonic harmony: major triads

Sample 5: Rhythmic multiple choice