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Telling a story through music - marching

Telling a story through music - marching
Key Info
  • Telling a story through music - marching
  • Duration: 04:17
  • Children learn how to tell a story through music, using the story of Petrushka by Stravinsky as an example. The children are exploring how they can add layers above a basic marching beat to create a whole piece based on rhythm. We finish with the final performance where the children showcase their work.
  • Subject:



    Composing and Performing

  • Keywords: instruments, Stravinsky, Petrushka, march, marching, layering sounds, story, performance, description
Ideas for use in class
  • Children to use a range of instruments to create layers of sound making up a marching beat.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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