Classical Music for Primary - Ten Pieces

Primary lesson plans and resources for:

Key Stage 2 in England and Wales;\ Key Stage 1/Key Stage 2 in Northern Ireland;\ Second Level, P5-P7 in Scotland

Lesson plans and resources introducing students to classical music from Bach to Wagner with six weeks of learning and activities.

These resources are bursting with ideas for how to get young children to be creative with classical music, but you can of course use the Ten Pieces in many other subjects and activities.

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Trailblazers: Grażyna Bacewicz – Overture
Trailblazers: Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G minor
Trailblazers: Delia Derbyshire - Doctor Who Theme (original theme by Ron Grainer)
Trailblazers: George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue (excerpt)
Trailblazers: Florence Price - Symphony No. 1 in E minor (3rd mvt)
Trailblazers: Steve Reich - Music for 18 Musicians (excerpt)
Trailblazers: Ravi Shankar - Symphony – finale (excerpt)
Trailblazers: Heitor Villa-Lobos - Bachianas brasileiras No. 2, The Little Train of the Caipira (finale)
Trailblazer: Antonio Vivaldi - ‘Winter’ from ‘The Four Seasons’, Allegro non molto (1st mvt)
Trailblazers: Hans Zimmer - Earth


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