Bumblebees might like to sing and dance along with The Wiggles in Hot Potato!
I'm A Spring Chicken for KS1 to sing & dance along to
A Little Bit of Kindness - lyrics. By special request of Year 3!
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A Little Bit of Kindness - backing track
KS2 music lessons
Let the musical adventures of The Little Train Of The Caipira inspire you to create a travelling poem with help along the journey from a professional poet!
Composer of the week: Delia Derbyshire
Listen to the iconic theme tune to Doctor Who and learn about the woman who made it the mysterious and atmospheric music it is today.
Ask your parents if you can watch these 2 clips of Pixar's short film 'The Birds'.
Notice the difference in the sounds and music you hear in the two different versions. You will sometimes hear music, sometimes sound effects (which are realistic sounds) and sometimes 'mickey mousing' effects which are musical sounds meant to imitate real sounds.
- turn the sound off and watch the short clip again.
- use any musical instruments you have in the house, your voice, body percussion and any other materials you can find to create your own soundtrack to the film
For more inspiration with the sound effects, watch this fascinating clip about foley artists:
Composer of the week: George Gershwin
Listen to the dazzling 'Rhapsody in Blue' and learn about the piece and its composer:
Composer of the week: Leonard Bernstein
Listen to the fabulous 'Mambo' from West Side Story and learn about the piece and its composer:
Sadly most if not all of our festivals and performances are likely to be cancelled next term. However, that doesn't mean that you can't sing at home! Why not learn a few of the songs from Jake & the Right Genie off by heart and sing them to your family? Or you could ask your parents if you can download Zoom and arrange an online concert for family and friends!
Lyrics for Jake & the Right Genie
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Jake Ain't Waking
The Right Genie
Jammin' in the Street
Walking for Water
Spread the Word
If I can be of any help with musical activities, please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org