Get Singing with BBC Ten Pieces!

To celebrate all things vocal we have teamed up with the BBC Singers to create an exciting new set of singing activities and guides especially for you to use with your singing groups and choirs surrounding Hans Zimmer's piece of music written especially for BBC Ten Pieces; Earth.

Get inspired!

Watch presenters Chris and Cat perform alongside the Cbeebies Proms Choir and the BBC Singers at the Cbeebies Prom and listen to a specially made version of Earth sung by the BBC Singers.

Listen to the BBC Singers perform a beautiful A Capella version of Hans Zimmer's Earth.
Get inspired as CBeebies presenters Chris and Cat get ready to perform in the world premiere of Hans Zimmer’s “Earth” at the CBeebies Prom!

Now it's time to Get Singing!

Get warmed up and get singing with plenty of activities in our packages below! We have performance user guides, recorded vocal lines and piano accompaniments to rehearse with - for both primary level and the more competent vocal ensemble. You can also explore our accessible and fun activities for students with additional needs (PMLD/SLD/MLD).

Who are you teaching?

Primary / Multi-ability for Children’s Choir
For the More Competent Vocal Ensemble (A Capella version)
Our Inclusive Resource for Students with Additional Needs (PMLD/SLD/MLD)

Get Singing encourages primary school children around the UK to sing together for wellbeing in playgrounds, assemblies and lessons on BBC Music Day on Thursday 26th September. All schools are invited to take part – without any practice or preparation! BBC Music Day will be hosting an engaging, simple vocal warm up video on their web page for you to play on the day.

This year, we’re highlighting the benefits of singing on health and wellbeing. With a wealth of research proving the positive impact that singing can have on physical as well as mental health, building some group singing into everyday school life can have a lasting effect on your pupils. Studies have shown that singing in school helps children feel better about themselves, their school environment and the world around them.

Explore more of Hans Zimmer's Earth

Naomi Wilkinson introduces this piece Earth, written especially for Ten Pieces by the world-famous trailblazer Hans Zimmer. Hans talks all about what has inspired him to write this piece.
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Junior Chorus perform Earth by Hans Zimmer.
Trailblazers: Hans Zimmer – Earth

Discover more Ten Pieces singing resources:

Kerry Andrew - No Place Like
KS2: George Frideric Handel - Zadok the Priest
Carl Orff - Carmina burana – ‘O fortuna’