Tag Archives: instruments

Issue 39: Tiger Xylophones

Travelling round the schools, I encounter a very varied selection of music  trolleys, music cupboards and their contents. This is why, in the boot of my car, along with a trumpet, a Lyons C clarinet, a B flat clarinet, a … Continue reading

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Issue 24: Journey into Space – Composition

Several schools that I work in as a class music teacher are doing “space” as their Keystage 2 topic for the term. This is a great topic for linking all sorts of different subject areas together. Linking into Literacy: I found that … Continue reading

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Issue 22: The Great Wall of China

A lesson I taught last year…. If I was an organised, thinking-ahead sort of person, I would have planned suitable lessons for Chinese New Year well in advance, and have a selection of suitable resources all ready. However, I am … Continue reading

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Issue 5: Dishing Out The Instruments

I reckon this is about the most complicated part of your average music lesson.  I learned how to manage this “the hard way”.  Actually, I am still learning how to do this – but it is getting easier as the … Continue reading

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