Music at home
SINGALONG TO THESE SONGS THIS SUMMER - A few uplifting songs with lyrics for you to join in with.
CONCERTS IN LOCKDOWN
Listen to and watch all sorts of people all over the country making music on zoom during the lockdown
GET MOVING AND MAKE SOME SOUNDS WITH YOUR BODY !
Busy Things musical games
3 games to play - have a go and remember that icons which are on top of each other make a sound at the same time.
LEARN ABOUT THE FIRST BLACK CLASSICAL COMPOSER
LEARN TO READ MUSIC AND CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH SOME GAMES.
The Story of the Firebird - read the Russian tale of the Firebird and then listen to and learn about the music and ballet below.
HALF TERM FUN ! – Experiment and compose with musical sounds.
Have fun with a variety of activities in which you can experiment with different ways of making sounds and music. You can compose songs and melodies, rhythmic patterns with percussion sounds, and explore electronic sounds. You can even create your own piece of sound art in the style of Kandinsky.
Greek Mythology and Music
THE ANCIENT GREEK LYRE
Watch and listen to a copy of an ancient Greek lyre being played. This may what Opheus's music sounded like.
VE day 75th Anniversary - On Friday 8th May the country will be celebrating 75 years since the end of World War 2 in Europe Find out about Vera Lyn and her popular and uplifting songs she sang throughout the war to millions of radio listeners and to the troops all over the world.
BE A COMPOSER
Use this website to compose you own simple tune and play it back. It will also help you learn the names of notes.