• Classroom Resources
  1. Changing tempos in musical scores

    Duration: 04.54

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    The role of an orchestra conductor creating a score for an animated cartoon.

  2. Composing a piece of music using unpitched percussion

    Duration: 05.55

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    A group of children work to produce music using their voices and clapping as percussion.

  3. Composing a silent film soundtrack

    Duration: 05.49

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    A group of students compose the music for a silent film.

  4. Composition - Allosaurus (no narration)

    Duration: 02.35

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    An animation featuring Allosaurus, the enormous land-based carnivore.

  5. Composition - Microraptor (no narration)

    Duration: 01.03

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    An animation featuring Microraptor, the four-winged gliding dinosaur.

  6. Composition - Spinosaurus (no narration)

    Duration: 00.49

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    An animation featuring Spinosaurus, the gigantic prehistoric predator.

  7. Composition – Predator X (no narration)

    Duration: 01.00

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    An animation featuring Predator X, the enormous carnivore of the deep.

  8. Creating music for Shaun the Sheep

    Duration: 06.20

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    A composer creates orchestral sounds using the computer for Shaun the Sheep.

  9. Discovering the work of Delia Derbyshire

    Duration: 04.41

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    Dick and Dom describe the scientific achievements of 'Absolute Genius', Delia Derbyshire.

  10. Finding sounds around you to create music

    Duration: 06.15

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    Kid Carpet and a class of school children experiment with ‘found sounds’.