Primary Music KS2: Persephone - 2. Hades' song

In the second programme we meet Hades - god of the underworld - who's feeling very sorry for himself.

Before the programme

  • Talk about what has happened in the story so far. Discuss the characters of Demeter and Persephone. What important jobs does Demeter do? What does Persephone love doing? Today we are going to meet a new character – Hades.
  • Look at the first verse and chorus of ‘Hades’ song


  • Rests
  • High and low
  • Music showing moods/emotions

You will need...

  • To be familiar with the words and music of the song.
  • To have hands, voices or instruments ready for the activities.

Story line

  • We meet Hades, King of the Underworld. He lives deep underground and is very lonely. He decides to find himself a friend.
Teacher's Notes

More from this series

1. Demeter makes everything grow
3. And they went down!
4. She's everything to me