• Classroom Resources
  1. How to identify birds from their songs

    Duration: 03.38

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    Bill Oddie explains how to recognise different bird calls and songs.

  2. Playing instruments made of rubbish

    Duration: 02.37

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    The band Weapons of Sound use instruments made from rubbish.

  3. Quiet, loud, fast and slow

    Duration: 03.31

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    How playing instruments quietly, loudly, quickly and slowly affects the mood of the music.

  4. Recreating birdsong with musical instruments

    Duration: 03.16

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    Children recreate birdsong with musical instruments.

  5. SEN Music - 'Doctor Who' theme tune

    Duration: 01.39

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    The BBC National Orchestra of Wales plays the 'Doctor Who' theme tune.

  6. Sounds made from different types of musical instruments

    Duration: 01.31

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    The three families of musical instruments that can produce sounds through vibration.

  7. Taking inspiration from your surroundings to compose music

    Duration: 06.24

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    A group of children compose a piece of music inspired by the Tyne Bridge.

  8. Telling a story through music - character description

    Duration: 03.00

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    Children learn how to tell a story through music focusing on the clown in Petrushka.

  9. Telling a story through music - chasing

    Duration: 04.53

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    Children learn how to tell a story through music, using the chase from Petrushka.

  10. Telling a story through music - marching

    Duration: 04.14

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    Children learn how to tell a story through music, using marching beats from Petrushka.