Secondary resources - KS3 / 3rd and 4th Level

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Explore the stories and secrets hidden in these classical pieces of music.

For each piece you will find free teaching resources, exciting short films, lesson plans, arrangements and more.

Resources are suitable for KS3, and Third and Fourth Level in Scotland.

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KS3: Delia Derbyshire – Doctor Who Theme (original theme by Ron Grainer)
KS3: George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue (excerpt)
KS3: Steve Reich – Music for 18 Musicians (excerpt)
KS3: Ravi Shankar – Symphony – finale (excerpt)
KS3: Hans Zimmer – Earth
KS3: Kerry Andrew - No Place Like
KS3: Johann Sebastian Bach - Toccata and Fugue in D minor
KS3: Mason Bates - Anthology of Fantastic Zoology – Sprite; A Bao A Qu
KS3: Leonard Bernstein - ‘Mambo’ from Symphonic Dances from 'West Side Story'
KS3: Georges Bizet - ‘Habanera’ and ‘Toreador Song’ from ‘Carmen Suite No. 2’
KS3: Anna Clyne - Night Ferry (extract)
KS3: Aaron Copland - Rodeo – Hoe-Down
KS3: Edward Elgar - ‘Enigma’ Variations – Theme (‘Enigma’), variations 11, 6 & 7
KS3: Joseph Haydn - Trumpet Concerto (3rd movement)
KS3: Carl Orff - Carmina burana – ‘O fortuna’
KS3: Gabriel Prokofiev - Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra (5th movement)
KS3: Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10 (2nd movement)
KS3: Giuseppe Verdi - ‘Dies Irae’ and ‘Tuba Mirum’ from ‘Requiem’
KS3: Richard Wagner - ‘Ride of the Valkyries’ from ‘Die Walküre’
KS3: Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending