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Virtuoso: Leaving Cert. Music

Virtuoso: Leaving Cert. Music is a 2-in-1 text and revision book - a comprehensive guide to learning and revising the Leaving Cert. music course. All areas of the course are explained fully and clearly, there are revision and exam-taking tips given along the way and each chapter ends with an ultimate summary to make studying easy.
All parts of the listening and composing papers are covered:

  • Essential music theory
  • Aural skills
  • All set works (Group A and B)
  • Irish music
  • Melody writing
  • Harmony

Note: The melody writing and harmony chapters focus on Q.1 and 5 respectively.


"This excellent step by step guide is a must have for all leaving certificate music students. It provides exactly what the students need to know in an easy-to-navigate format. I find Dara's book not only clear but concise and to the point. I believe this book will have its deserved place amongst the current well known, used books that have become such a vital part of our music classrooms" – Gráinne Cullen, teacher, Assumption Secondary School

"The Leaving Cert. course is presented in a clear and understandable way. I found the exam advice really helpful and the summaries of each topic make revising easy" – Michael Stedman, student, Avondale Community College

"Virtuoso: Leaving Cert Music" is available here and from good music and school book shops including ; Opus II Cork and Galway; Pro Musica in Cork; Selskar Bookshop, Wexford and more!!

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Size: 270mm x 210mm (A4)
No. of pages: 110
Delivery method: standard post

Paperback book: €19.95
(plus postage + packing from €4)
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ISBN: 978-0-9570188-1-5
Format: PDF
Delivery method: email
Ebook: €15.95

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