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Sept 2021: KATE BUSH (Modern Pop and Rock) Born 1958

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Featuring Musician of the Month:

 

Kate Bush

enlightenedKate Bush popularised the use of synthesisers in music.

enlightenedShe was the first woman to reach Number 1 in the UK charts with a song that she wrote herself (Wuthering Heights).

 enlightenedSince 2016, hundreds of people have gathered each year dressed as Kate Bush! 

enlightenedPeople all over America, Australia and Europe have turned up to dance to Wuthering Heights - why not have a go! 

 

Just click on the image to start the assembly video!

 

 

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Listen to all of them and have a think about the musical elements:

 

'Wuthering Heights'

'Hounds of Love'

'Running Up that Hill'

'Lyra'

'Man with a Child in his Eyes'

Dancing to 'Wuthering Heights'!

 

'Cloudbusting'

'Running Up That Hill' - Staten Island Kids Choir!

(This will make you cry!!)

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Kate Bush was the first musician to make best use of the 'Fairlight Synthesiser' -

click on the image to learn a little about how they work and mess about some AWESOME sounds!

 

click on the image to begin

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You ain't seen nothin' until you've seen the Kanneh-Mason family perform 'The Carnival of the Animals' with Michael Morpurgo reading specially composed poetry...

... at the BBC Proms!

 

click on the image and start at 47 minutes in..

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