Live Music

By Pilar Pascual Mejía 

Bring music to life

Live Music seeks to provide an answer to the new challenges in musiceducation: an education which is experienced with the incorporationof new information and communication technologies, with theintegration of contemporary music, and with an approach thatfocuses on multicultural and intercultural education.

The study of music on this course follows on from previous knowledgeacquired by students during their primary education and is tailored tothe developmental characteristics of secondary students.

2 levels

• Features three units per term, appropriate to both the pupils’ age and their level of English.
• Includes traditional English as well as international songs.
• Photocopiable resources specially designed to meet mixed-ability needs.
• Digital course available for all levels - multi-device for online and offline use.

Methodological Approaches

  • Audio-perceptive: starting with sound and the appreciation ofsilence, this is the discrimination and ordering of auditory perceptionaccording to different parameters and elements of music.
  • Performance: musical practice that involves the voice, instrumentsand physical movement.
  • Psychomotor: contributes to the development of motor behavioursrelated to general coordination, practical coordination, lateralisationand spatiotemporal perception.
  • Creative: specifically working with the creation and composition ofmusic using improvisation as a starting point.
  • Notation: the language of music or system of codes with whichwe represent sound and which is present as an element in thedevelopment of musicality.
  • Analytical or critical: studying, commenting on and evaluating themusical items which are performed and heard.


For the teacher

• Teacher’s Guide
• Teacher’s Online Resource Material

For students

• Students’ Book
• Workbook and Audio CD
• Student’s eText+