For teachers, students and music lovers

Music reading resources

Music Reading Resources

Landmark cards
Landmark chart
Interval Reading free book
Note chart with piano to fold at middle C

Hands playing piano

Playing by Ear Lists

These are lists of songs in graded order of difficulty, for use in learning to play by ear.
Sorted by melodic difficulty (pdf) Sorted by chord difficulty (pdf)

Chord Symbols Reference Chart

Improvisation Resources

Chord Symbols Reference Chart
A guide to the chord symbols used in pop and jazz and what each one means
Chord Practice Chart
To help you learn chords

Advance Australia Fair

Advance Australia Fair

A student requested this so that he could play the anthem at his school. I’ve made my arrangement public domain, so help yourself!
Easy piano in A · Easy piano in G


You Tube Channel

Some useful (and fun) music resources from YouTube. There are playlists on various topics, or just some interesting favourites.
Susan Deas YouTube Channel

Wedding music

Wedding Music

Some advice for planning your wedding music, with links to YouTube samples
Wedding music advice

Manuscript paper

Manuscript paper

12 staffs per page
10 staffs per page
8 staffs per page
6 large staffs per page

Ancient Greek Music Lesson

History of Music

Suggested listening and pictures for each period of the history of western music
Resources for the History of Western Music

Practice charts

Practice Charts

Give yourself a sticker each time you practice. The right-hand column is for a star.
PDF version as a sample
Word version to customise it the way you want it

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

The New Grove Dictionary online

You can access the most respected English-language music encyclopedia online by joining the National Library of Australia.
Get a library card, then log in to their eResources

Musicianship Resources

Musicianship Set Works

Suggested listening and recordings for set works for Grades 4-6
Grade 4 Resources · Grade 5 Resources · Grade 6 Resources

Polyphonic music

Music Craft Listening Lists

Suggested listening and recordings for set works and instruments
Preliminary · First Grade · Second Grade · Third Grade

Music Shop

Print Music Shops and Websites

Music on the Move, Hurstville
Sheet Music Direct, online store
Music Notes, online store