5. Samuel Pepys and The Great Fire of London - part 3
The tutorial: learn the songs
Find out what happened after The Great Fire - the need to help the homeless and build a new city...one constructed from bricks and stone, not wood.
Learning to sing two songs: 'London town has fallen down' (to the tune 'London Bridge has fallen down') and 'Ring the bells of London' (to the tune 'Oranges and lemons').
Song: 'London Town has fallen down'
Song: 'Ring the bells of London'
Purcell: 'March' from 'Music on the Death of Queen Mary'
Children can tap in time to the repeating drum-rhythm
Can they identify the moment when the music becomes louder?
What makes this funeral music sound 'sad'?