THE CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS by Camille Saint-SaensEach of these short pieces is a sound picture describing an animal. Listen to how the composer uses high and low pitches to create the image of the animal. He also picks the instruments which help illustrate the animal.
STORY - BEN'S TRUMPET - I thought I would read you one of my favourite stories about a boy who loved music and could imagine !
MOVE TO THE MUSIC - The Radetzky MarchCan you copy the body percussion these children are performing? Start with just the beginning section and then move on to the next section when you feel confident.The actions repeat themselves so you have a chance to keep trying !
LISTENING AND RESPONDING TO MUSIC - The Gnome. Find out what a gnome is and listen to this dramatic music which describes one.
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.
SINGING FOR WELL-BEING - IT'S ALL ABOUT THE BEAT
Get moving and make up your own actions for this upbeat song -ENJOY!
SINGING FOR WELL - BEING - A Tiny Seed
Learn this simple song about a seed growing.
Jack and the BeanstalkClick on this link to find episodes of the story along with songs you can learn and sing along to.
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.