• Classroom Resources
  1. 'Mima Loko Ba Bimiye' - a traditional African song

    Duration: 02.40

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    Musicians perform a Nigerian/ Sierra Leonian song using traditional instruments.

  2. 'Sea Dragon' song - dynamics game

    Duration: 02.48

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    A dynamics game based on the 'Sea Dragon' song.

  3. Descriptive sounds

    Duration: 01.53

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    A wide range of sounds are created including smooth, spiky and energetic sounds.

  4. Dynamics and the work of Claude Debussy

    Duration: 03.46

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    An introduction to classical music and the work of Claude Debussy.

  5. Exploring musical phrases

    Duration: 02.56

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    Exploring sequencing and repeating short musical phrases.

  6. Performance of 'Appalachian Spring' by Aaron Copland

    Duration: 02.56

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    An orchestra performs 'Appalachian Spring' by Aaron Copland.

  7. Playing instruments made of rubbish

    Duration: 02.37

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    The band Weapons of Sound use instruments made from rubbish.

  8. Playing the violin at different speeds

    Duration: 02.50

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    Playing the violin at different speeds creates different moods.

  9. SEN Music - 'Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy' by Tchaikovsky

    Duration: 04.55

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    BBC National Orchestra of Wales play the 'Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy' by Tchaikovsky.