Music for KS2
Download a free version of dance E-jay and get composing your own dance music! Enjoy and don’t forget to send your composition to your teacher so they can listen to your cool music. ejay.com/us/free-downlo
Music work for KS2
Instruments of the orchestra
Below are 4 PowerPoint which teach you about the four different sections of an orchestra. There are lots of links to YouTube clips. Anything that is green is a link so press on them to listen to the clips and discover all about the instruments of the orchestra.
Get some pots and pans and have fun drumming the rhythm cards using wooden spoons. You can even teach your family how to read music!
Learning to read music
Below is the PowerPoint on how to read music which we have done in class. Work through it and then try the online quiz!
Here is the online game link:
Why don’t you learn a song that you like and practice it to sing to your family and have a little concert. Perhaps everyone in your house could sing a song and you could have a karaoke session together as a family!
Learning about a composer
Research all about Tchaikovsky and his famous Ballet – the nutcracker.
Key questions to research:
When and where did he live?
What else was happening in the world at this time?
Why did they write the nutcracker?
When and where was it first performed?
Tell me all about Tchaikovsky’s life, what he got upto and why he became a composer.
Find out interesting facts about him.
What where his other famous compositions?
Who where his contemporaries?
Who was his teacher and where they famous?
Tell me about his family.
On line Music Games