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5/100 Easy Peasy Composition (and evaluation)

I’m teaching composition to primary classes from Reception to Year 6 (and even a one-off inset session for Primary School Teachers) this term. Here’s how I’m going about it. First, I’ve explored dynamics (loud and soft, and changing between them) with the class. … Continue reading

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Issue 119: La Volta

  The theme for this half term in one of my schools is “timbre”. So save my poor aching head from trying to remember too many lessons at too many schools with too many instruments, I’m kind of incorporating it … Continue reading

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Issue 23: Words and Music

Several primary school music schemes that I have used include extracts of “Stripsody” by Cathy Berberian as a starting point for creative work. (Music Express year 5 and the Oxford Music Scheme part 2). Here’s a very rough description of the … Continue reading

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