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This page is updated every Friday to match when the children had their classroom music lesson.

 

Music is a practical subject.

Week 14

 

Good afternoon, Y3.

 

Here are your music activities for Friday 17th July.

 

1) Sing the Polar Bear song by using the audio file below and looking at the lyrics shown on the music.

Polar Bear lyrics and melody

2) Watch the video below to show you how to make the Polar Bear melody using Song Maker. 

 

The pictures below will help you - the first one is the start of the Polar Bear song - you must use this twice.

 

Then make the second picture.

 

Then finish with the third picture to complete all of the song.

Making the Polar Bear melody.

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This video will show you how to use the Music Maker to make the melody for the Polar Bear song.

How to make the Polar Bear melody 1 - you must repeat this section.

How to make the Polar Bear melody part 2 - this is the middle section.

How to make the Polar Bear melody part 3 - this is the end section.

3) Click on Song Maker and try to make the Polar Bear melody yourself - REMEMBER TO GO TO SETTINGS AND CHANGE THE BARS FROM 4 TO 16.

4) Can you add your own drum beat to the song?

 

5) Click on save and ask your parent/carer to email it to me at 

j.oates@westbrookoldhall.com

Albi playing I'm A Snail ukulele part

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Week 13

 

Good afternoon, Y3.

 

Here are some activities for Friday 10th July.

 

1) Learn how to sing the song 'Gold Coast, Australia.'

 

We will be using this song for other activities next week so please learn it well and add your own actions.

2) Log in to Classical 100 and listen to Beethoven's 5th Symphony, Movement 1. The picture below will help you to find the music.

 

a) Click on Periods.     b) Find the music in the 3rd Column

 

Notice how the key musical theme uses the pattern - short short short long.

 

How many times do you hear this pattern?

This picture will show you where to find Beethoven's 5th Symphony.

3) Use Song Maker to compose your own music based upon Beethoven's 5th Symphony. 

 

Go to settings and increase the number of bars - this will make your music longer.

 

Explore other changes within settings.

 

*** Use the Song Maker programme to compose your own version of Beethoven's 5th Symphony - Use the pattern - short short short long

Make your music longer by going into settings and changing how many bars you use.

Week 12

 

Good afternoon, Y3.

 

Here are some activities for Friday 3rd July. I hope you enjoyed learning the snail song from last week.

 

1) If you can play or sing the 'I'm A Snail' song, why not record the audio and send it to me.     j.oates@westbrookoldhall.com

 

2) Listen to this version of the snail song recorded by Y6 & Y5 Key Worker children on Friday 19th June just before home time.

3) Watch this video and learn about Opera.

 

Opera - a combination of music, text and theatre.

 

Welsh National Opera are producing short programmes every Saturday morning to explain Opera. These short videos are a lot of fun and it would be great if you could watch and learn about the joys of Opera. Click on the video below. Let me know what you think.

Play Opera Episode Seven

Week 11

 

Good afternoon, Y3.

 

Here is your music activity for Friday 26th June.

 

1) Learn how to sing the song 'I'm A Snail' using the lyrics and MP3 file below.

2) Use the video and PDF below to learn how to sing the instrumental part.
3) Click on the link below to watch videos teaching you how to play this instrumental part on guitar, keyboard & ukulele.

Albi and Joey singing up the musical scale.

Well done.

Week 10

 

Good afternoon, Y3.

 

Here are your music tasks for Friday 19th June.

 

1) Watch the Warm Up video below and practise your hand signs for the musical scale or ladder.

 

2)Watch the Making Patterns video and then compose your own patterns using the hand signs.

3) Watch the video below to see how to access the Classical 100 listening resource and listen to Mozart's Clarinet Concerto.

 

4) Now click on the link below the third video and login using:

 

Email: j.oates@westbrookoldhall.com

Password: 2020OldHall

 

5) Then compose your own music using Song Maker based upon the music you have just listened to. Have a high part that uses long notes and a lower part that moves up and down using shorter notes.

 

Song Maker link is at the bottom of this week's activities.

Classical 100 - Mozart's Clarinet Concerto

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Week 9

 

Good afternoon, Y3.

 

Here is your activity for Friday 12th June.

 

1) Watch the video below about logging into the Classical 100.

2) Log into the Classical 100 using these details

 

    email: j.oates@westbrookoldhall.com

    password: 2020OldHall

 

Listen to The Flight of the Bumble Bee

 

3) Click on the Song Maker link and create your own music in response to what you heard.

Classical 100 - Video

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Use this video to learn how to log in and use this web resource.

WEEK 8

 

Good afternoon, Y3.

 

Here are your activities for Friday 22nd May.

 

1) Learn to sing 'Florence Nightingale' using the lyrics and MP3 below. Notice how the song has two sections and a structure of

A B A.

 

2) Complete your own song (See week 6 lessons) that I asked you to begin last week. You might want to use one of the music programmes to create a beat to rap or sing to. Ask your parents to record them and email them to Mr Oates.

 

3) As this is the final week before half term go back over the previous weeks and look again at some of the activities before we move on to new work in June.


 

WEEK 7

 

Good afternoon, Y3.

 

Here are your tasks for Friday 15th May.

 

1) Song Writing Competition - Watch the video below to learn about this competition. Your song can be about anything.

 

2) Watch the video below to practise singing the Beowulf song in two parts.

WEEK 6

 

Good afternoon, Y3.

 

Here is your musical activity for Friday 8th May.

 

1) Watch the video below to learn how to use Ableton Live. The video starts by looking at the music for the Ancient Egypt song - sing this song again before creating your own backing music for the song.

Ableton Live - Ancient Egypt - John Oates

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Watch this video to learn how to use Ableton Live - Make a backing track to sing the Ancient Egypt song to.

WEEK 5

 

Good afternoon, Y3.

 

Here is your activity for Friday 1st May.

 

1) Watch the video below and learn how to use the Song Maker programme. Then click on the Song Maker link found below the video and have a go at making up your own patterns for the Ancient Egypt song.

Song Maker - Ancient Egypt - John Oates

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Watch this video and learn how to use the Song Maker. Then sing your own version of the Ancient Egypt song over the top of your patterns.

WEEK 4

 

Good afternoon Y3. Here are your music activities for Friday 24th April.

 

1) Practise singing the Ancient Egypt song found in WEEK 3 and singing the second part too. 

 

2) Watch the video below showing you how to use the rhythm maker.

 

3) Use the rhythm maker to compose a drum pattern for the Ancient Egypt song.

Using The Rhythm Maker Programme

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Watch this short video before clicking on the Rhythm Maker Link.

Here are your extension activities for Week 4 - they can all be found on this page or in the Learning at Home page - music star!

 

4) Listen to Music & Learn About Composers - Week 4

 

Listen to Appalachian Spring: Variations on a Shaker Tune by Aaron Copland. How many times do you hear the famous tune repeated?

 

5) Listen to the instruments of the orchestra - Woodwind Family

 

WEEK 3

 

Good afternoon Y3, here are your music activities for the 17th April.

 

1) Watch and join in with this video - learn how to sing the Ancient Egypt melody - tap the pulse of the song and tap the rhythm of the melody.

Ancient Egypt Task

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Here are some more extension activities for this week. They can be found on this page or within the music star.

 

2) Watch the video and sing the 'Wash Your Hands' song. 

 

3) Listen to Music & Learn About Composers - Week 3
 

Listen for the patterns in the music and how the solo instrument works with the orchestra - Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No2, Movement/Part 1?

 

4) Listen to Brass instruments in the Instruments of the Orchestra - 

 

5) Make sounds with shapes by clicking on the Sounds & Shapes Kadinsky link below. Watch the video to show you how to use the programme.

Sounds & Shapes Kadinsky Demo Video

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Use this video to learn how to use the programme.

Week 2

 

Good afternoon, Y3.

 

Here are your music activities for the 3rd April.

 

Go over last week's work - sing the Iron Age song with do -re -me sounds and lyrics. Try to sing one part whilst listening to another.

 

Can you rap or compose a simple song about the Iron Age using the backing track below? 

 

1) Think of words or groups of words to sing.

2) Play the backing track and then improvise the words over the top - keep in time with the pulse. Say the words first and then try to sing them.

 

 

Here are your extension music activities for this week (3rd April) - they can all be found on this page or in the Learning at Home page - music star!

 

1) Sing the 'Olympian' song. Watch the video and join in - learn the verse.

 

2) Listen to Music & Learn about Composers - Week 2 - 30th March - Haydn's Surprise Symphony - Can you make different large gestures when you hear the surprise?

 

3) Music Theory - Note names of the treble clef

 

4) Compose Music & Play Rhythm Games - week 2 - 30th March

 

5) Learn about the instruments of the orchestra. - Activity 2

 

6) Try the ICT music programs in the link below.

 

WEEK 1

 

Good Afternoon Y3!
 

I hope you are all well.

 

Here are your music activities for this week (27th March) - they can all be found in the Learning at Home page - music star!

 

1) Sing the Iron Age song using the music, words and audio below. Practise singing both parts using the hand positions and singing using La, So, Me etc.

 

2) Sing the 'Wash Your Hands' song. Practise and make your own hand actions for it.

 

3) Listen to Music & Learn about Composers - Week 1 - 23rd March - Mozart's Piano Sonata No.11

 

4) Music Theory - Note names of the treble clef

 

5) Compose your own music - week 1 - 23rd March

 

6) Learn about the instruments of the orchestra.

Iron Age by J.Oates

Iron Age Solfa Sounds