This week a contemporary song has been chosen to listen to. The band Cold Play wrote this song. How does it make you feel as you listen to it?
The piece of music chosen for today is rather emotive. What emotions do you feel as you listen to it? What could you say about the tempo of the music?
_Let You Go_ - Sad Piano Instrumental Song (Vintage Style).mp3
|This week we are listening to a thought provoking song. Heal the World by Michael Jackson. What do you think inspired this song?
Michael Jackson - Heal The World.mp3
WET WET WET - With A Little Help From My Friends (with lyrics).mp3
This week we are listening to a piece of contemporary music which has some strong lyrics. It was first written by the Beatles but this version is sung by a band called Wet Wet Wet. What do the lyrics mean to you?
Yet again with Black History month in mind we are listening to a piece of 12 bar blues. Can you create your own lyrics for this song? At the end listen out for a little addition...what is it?
Gary Clark Jr. - 12 Bar Blues-Jam @Jam'in'Berlin.mp3
This week we are listening to a jazz piece called 'Take Five'. Which instruments can you hear? How does the piece make you feel?
Dave Brubeck - Take Five.mp3
This week we are listening to this beautiful piano and cello version of the pop song, A Thousand Years by Christina Perri.
Christina Perri - A Thousand Years
Bob Marley- Three Little Birds.mp3
This week we will be listening to a piece of reggae music from Jamaica by an artist called Bob Marley. Do you notice any similarities to the piece we heard last week?
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's version from YouTube
Each week pupils will be listen to a piece of music each day in assembly. The chosen piece will be introduced in their weekly singing assemblies and will expose them to a wide range of musical genres.
This week children will be listening to Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's version of 'Somewhere over the Rainbow'. His gentle Hawaiian tones compliment the laid back off-beat ukulele strumming.
We have been listening to the music from the Planet Suite by Gustav Holst this half term.
For the last half term we have been listening to music from the Firebird Suite by Stravinsky.