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KS2 Music Assembly & Resources

 

Wednesday, 16th June 2021

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Objectives covered this week:

 

Breathing Exercises: Rainbow Breathing 

Body Percussion: Break 1 and our new funky rhythm!

Tongue Twisters: Let's re-visit She sells seashells...

Musical Element: Timbre - how do you pronounce that?!

Notation: A clever way to remember your isosceles triangle from your scalene triangle!

Genre of the Month: Gamelan gong kebyar - did you know it is based around an interesting scale of notes?

Listen & Respond to the 'Song of the Week': Listen to some Gamelan music and think about how it's made

 

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Gamelan gong kebyar style music from Bali, Indonesia 

 

This is our awe-inspiring musical genre of the month

Much like Beethoven's music, this genre is full of emotion using dynamic changes to GREAT effect - enjoy!

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Timbre in music: Explained!

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Rhythm & Notation Game!

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Our Tongue Twisters!

 

Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread,

Spread it thick, say it quick!

Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread,

Spread it thicker, say it quicker!

Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread.

Don’t eat until you’re spreading it like a spread!

 

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Black background, brown background,

Brown background, black background,

Background background, black, black, brown, brown.

 

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How much wood would a woodchuck chuck,

if the woodchuck could chuck wood?

He would chuck, he would, as much as he could,

And chuck as much wood as a woodchuck would,

If a woodchuck could chuck wood.

 

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Betty Botter bought a bit of butter.

 

“But,” she said, “this bit of butter’s bitter!

But a bit of better butter mixed with this butter

might just make my bit of bitter butter better.”

 

So, Betty bought a bit of better butter to make her bitter butter better.

 

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Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked

 

If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

Where’s the peck of pickled peppers that Peter Piper picked?

 

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She sells sea shells by the seashore

And the shells she sells by the seashore are sea shells for sure

 

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Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear,

Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair,

Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn’t very fuzzy, was he?

 

 

 

 Listen to more from our Musician of the Month here: 

https://www.forestfieldsprimary.co.uk/musician-of-the-month/

Which Character Traits did Beethoven embrace so that he could continue his musical career despite becoming deaf at just 24?

 

'Moonlight Sonata' by Ludwig Van Beethoven

'Moonlight Sonata' from 1801 has a unique atmosphere - something never heard before. 

It's mesmerising and heartbreakingly sad, all at the same time!

 

 

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'5th Symphony' by Ludwig Van Beethoven

 

Everyone can recognise the opening notes of this amazing Symphony!

Get on board with the drama and intensity of his compositions in this line rider video and follow the dynamic symbols!

 

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Beethoven's 6th Symphony, 4th Movement - 'Thunderstorm' 

(conducted by Paavo Järvi)

 

The legendary Ludwig Van Beethoven is our Musician of the Month.

This piece of music is very emotional and full of dynamic changes - enjoy!

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This is incredible. Can you perform Beethoven's '5th Symphony' using body percussion?!

Thank you to Mrs Lowe for finding this!

 

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French group Zic Zazou use household items to create pitch and melody!

Click on the image and scroll down the page to have a look - it's inspiring!

 

 

BBC Bitesize explains: Beethoven's 5th Symphony

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It's Deaf Awareness Week from 3rd to 9th of May!

To celebrate and raise awareness, we are learning about Beethoven who began to lose his hearing at the age of 24.

 

You can also explore this British Sign Language interpretation of 'Earth' by composer Hans Zimmer! The Score to 'Earth' was read and carefully translated into a Sign Language deliverable format and narrative by Ruth Montgomery (Presenter) and performed by Layla. Beautiful! laugh

 

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Singing Assembly Favourites

Choose one and have a sing-along with your family!

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'Happy' by Pharrell Williams

 

 

'This Is Me' - From The Greatest Showman Soundtrack

 

'Roar' by Katy Perry

 

 

 

 

Want to have a go at playing the touch screen piano?

Make up your own melody, right here!

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Do you need MORE singing assembly in your life?!

Here you go!

Wednesday, 9th June 2021

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Objectives covered this week:

 

Breathing Exercises: Rainbow Breathing 

Body Percussion: Call and response rhythms and our new fun beat

Tongue Twisters: Let's re-visit the Woodchuck!

Musical Element: Dynamics - our new genre loves a bit of drama (just like Beethoven did!)

Notation: All our notes so far - it's quiz time! Sight reading 2 lines of music

Genre of the Month: Intro to Gamelan gong kebyar - lots to explore for the next few weeks here!

Listen & Respond to the 'Song of the Week': Listen to some Gamelan music to start us on our Indonesian journey

Performance of the week: Mrs Chowdhury's son, Abdur-Rahman, performs a piece on flute!

Wednesday, 26th May 2021

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Wednesday, 19th May 2021

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Objectives covered this week:

Breathing Exercises: Crossing the midline (fine motor skills & breathing)

Body Percussion: Break 1 and 'Hello everyone' chant (pulse)

Tongue Twisters: 'Butter and Jelly'

Elements: Dynamics using the tongue twister line ‘Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread’

Notation: 2 lines of notation, body percussion

Musician of the Month: Beethoven's 'Moonlight Sonata'

Listen & Respond: ‘Moonlight Sonata' by Beethoven - Line rider video (focus on dynamics)

Performance of the Week: Liv Charly solo! 

 

 

Wednesday, 12th May 2021

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Objectives covered this week:

Breathing Exercises: Rainbow Breathing

Body Percussion: 5th Symphony linked to the body percussion performance video (scroll down)

Tongue Twisters: 'Black background, brown background'

Inter-related dimension of music:  Dynamics

Notation: crotchet, minim, semi-quavers, crotchet rest using dynamics

Listen & Respond: 5th Symphony line rider video showing dynamics

Musician of the Month: Beethoven linked to Character Curriculum traits for KS2 Adventure Week!

Performance of the week: Mr Charly and Liv reinterpret ‘Run to you’ by Bryan Adams 

 

Wednesday, 5th May 2021

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Wednesday, 28th April 2021

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Wednesday, 21st April 2021

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Wednesday, 31st March 2021

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Wednesday, 24th March 2021

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Wednesday, 17th March 2021

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Wednesday, 10th March 2021

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Wednesday, 3rd March 2021

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Wednesday, 24th February 2021

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Wednesday, 10th February 2021

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Wednesday, 3rd February 2021

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Wednesday, 27th January 2021

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