MUSIC CHALLENGE ACTIVITIES
One thing we are missing at school is not being able to sing with our class.
What songs do you know? Who could you sing with at home? Could they teach you a song?
Year 5 Term 2 - we have been listening to The Planet Suite by Holst
Year 4 Term 2- this is a body percussion challenge. Can you remember the different rhythms and note lengths we have been learning? Have a go!
Year 3 Term 2 - we have been learning about how METAL instruments are made and how to play them. Watch the video about percussion instruments.
Do you know the name of all the instruments in the video?
- You could make a list.
Year 2 Term 2 - I Once Saw and Elephant
Sing along. Can you remember how to sign all of the animals?
Year 1 Term 2 - We have been playing the Boom Whackers this term.
Can you draw a picture of them and colour it in.
Think about how long they are and the different colours.
We hit ours on the floor.
On the 16th of December it would have been Ludvig Van Beethoven's 250th Birthday!
You could design him a birthday card - we will display them in the Music Room.
Beethoven is most famous for 4 notes that he wrote for his 5th symphony. He had difficulty with reading and maths and once said 'music comes to me more readily than words'.
Some of his most important music was composed during the last 10 years of his life when he was very deaf.
DID YOU KNOW - in Morse Code dot, dot, dot dash is the letter V and V is the roman numeral for five.
Symphony No. 5 Line Riders https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcBn04IyELc
Music for the Royal Fireworks.
King George II asked Handel to write music for the fireworks in
London's Green Park on 27 April 1749.
Look at the instruments of the orchestra - Why do they look different to the ones we use now?
The conductor did not use a score and remembered all of the music!
What can you find our about George Frederick Handel?
Take the quiz - what did you remember?
9th October 2020 would have been John Lennon's 80th birthday. He was a musician, singer and member of The Beetles. Can you find out how many record sales/downloads The Beetles have had?
Listen to the UNICEF World version of his song: Imagine
8/6/20 Art Week - find out about music and art