Primary Music KS2: Romans - 3. Boudicca!
Mercury whizzes us to Ancient Britain, to a time when the invading Roman army was trying to control the Celtic tribes they found there. We encounter Boudicca, leader of the Iceni Tribe, who is angry with the Romans and is leading resistance against their power.
Boudicca’s song is full of driving rhythm-patterns and changing speeds, also changing between loud and quiet.
The accompaniment has ideas for different body rhythms, drums and metal percussion instruments, which are the basis for simple composing activities based on a chariot ride.
The song: 'Boudicca!'
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