Changing tempos in musical scores
Duration: 04.54Clip duration: 04.54
The role of an orchestra conductor creating a score for an animated cartoon.
Composing a piece of music using unpitched percussion
Duration: 05.55Clip duration: 05.55
A group of children work to produce music using their voices and clapping as percussion.
Composing a silent film soundtrack
Duration: 05.49Clip duration: 05.49
A group of students compose the music for a silent film.
Creating music for Shaun the Sheep
Duration: 06.20Clip duration: 06.20
A composer creates orchestral sounds using the computer for Shaun the Sheep.
Discovering the work of Delia Derbyshire
Duration: 04.41Clip duration: 04.41
Dick and Dom describe the scientific achievements of 'Absolute Genius', Delia Derbyshire.
Finding sounds around you to create music
Duration: 06.15Clip duration: 06.15
Kid Carpet and a class of school children experiment with ‘found sounds’.
How to identify birds from their songs
Duration: 03.38Clip duration: 03.38
Bill Oddie explains how to recognise different bird calls and songs.
Playing instruments made of rubbish
Duration: 02.37Clip duration: 02.37
The band Weapons of Sound use instruments made from rubbish.
Quiet, loud, fast and slow
Duration: 03.31Clip duration: 03.31
How playing instruments quietly, loudly, quickly and slowly affects the mood of the music.
Recreating birdsong with musical instruments
Duration: 03.16Clip duration: 03.16
Children recreate birdsong with musical instruments.