Listen to the Ten Pieces music

Listen to or download all of the music featured in Ten Pieces as free MP3s.

Free teaching resources for Ten Pieces III are available to accompany the music, including animated short films for each piece, classroom lesson plans and simplified arrangements.

You can use the MP3s to develop creative responses - find out how to upload your pupils' work to the Ten Pieces showcase.

MP3s for Ten Pieces I and II from the first two years of the project can also be listened to and downloaded below.

Instructions for saving the MP3s to your computer: PC: right-click and save, Mac: ctrl-click and save.


Ten Pieces III music

The music from Ten Pieces III has been performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Ten Pieces Children's Choir, conducted by Rafael Payare.


Ten Pieces I and II music

Ten Pieces I

The music for Ten Pieces I was performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Thomas Søndergård. Anna Meredith's piece 'Connect It' was performed by Drum Works, a youth percussion group from East London.


Ten Pieces II

The music from Ten Pieces II was performed by the BBC Philharmonic, members of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and the Hallé Choir. All were conducted by Alpesh Chauhan, except Haydn's Trumpet Concerto which was conducted by John Storgårds.