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Autumn Term 1:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • Medieval music learning a medieval song and using it to create an original song using medieval techniques
  • How music fits into medieval life
  • Performing their song in tune and in time.

Autumn Term 2:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • Musical Atmosphere
  • Creating improvisations and compositions with vocal and body sounds
  • Structuring these pieces with a good start, middle and end
  • Performing them to the class audience.

Spring Term 1:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • Indian Music
  • Learning the notes on the keyboard by improvising using the notes of Raga Bhairev
  • Learning to structure an improvisation authentically and to perform in a group.

Spring Term 2:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • Instruments of the Orchestra
  • Learning about the instruments of the orchestra and the orchestra itself
  • Listening to music played by an orchestra, especially by our own regional orchestra the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Making a series of improvisations that demonstrate their understanding of the roles of the four families of instruments in the orchestra.

Summer Term 1:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • Performing in time
  • Learning and performing a piece of music on the keyboard.
  • Students will have the option of adding a backing either on their own or in pairs.
  • Learning to improvise in phrases in time, in different styles.

Summer Term 2:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • Performing in time
  • Students will use found instruments to compose a piece of music inspired by the way machines move and work
  • Structuring it and perform it in time
  • Learning to read and write using musical notation.

Music useful websites:

YouTube, searching for:
Raga Bhairev
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Machine Music
Medieval Music
Virtual Keyboard
Virtual Tabla

Contact the Music Department

Phone: 01202 774625
Email: mapperley@leaf.bournemouth.sch.uk