Introduction to Music  and History of Music  are multi-level secondary courses which cover the curricular objectives in all areas of musical education: The Language of Music (Music Theory), Practice and Interpretation. In accordance with recent methodology in the field of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), its approach is characterised by its clarity of presentation and carefully controlled use of language.

The learner-centred methodology of Introduction to Music  and History of Music  places the individual students at the heart of things – asking questions, carrying out research and project work, cooperating in pair and groups. In this way, they can reach their own level of excellence.

Introduction to Music  and History of Music  combine academic rigour with straightforward explanations. The series carefully maintains coherence between the concepts presented in the Music Theory section and the skills required in order to interpret the proposed pieces of music. In addition to providing students with lots of musical practice and teachers with all the necessary Music Scores, the series also comes with a unique DVD with                                mini-documentary style videos on how to play different musical instruments.

In terms of competency based-learning, Introduction to Music and History of Music contain a carefully selected collection of projects and literature to work on the Key Competences.




Introduction to Music Unit 1
History of Music Unit 1


Student's Book

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Teacher's Book
Class CDs

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Richmond understands the speed at which digital teaching is evolving and aims to offer solutions for use across a variety of situations. From materials for teachers and schools taking their first steps into the digital world to more sophisticated products and services, we offer a range of digital solutions to suit your needs.


LibroMedia  is much more than a digital version of the Student's Book.                                               It provides a wealth of material in a variety of formats: images, videos,                                           audio files and PowerPoint-style presentations.

  • Class presentations. Prior to work with the printed Student's Book, the  LibroMedia  can be used as a digital whiteboard to project a unit's opening presentation to the whole class.

  • Autonomous learning. The students have their own version of the LibroMedia, thus linking the classroom and home environments. They can use the LibroMedia  on their tablets and computers to check their answers, do homework, revise, etc.