Music for Film

Age: 7-11

Group size: 4 to 10

Experience required: Grade 1+

Duration: 1 day

Spaces & resources required: Two rooms, one projector & screen, classroom percussion, students' instruments

Objectives: explore the relationship between music, character, movement and story-telling

Activity: Improvise, compose and perform live music with a film (provided), using a variety of instruments and sound sources. Optional use of microphone and loop pedal to create soundscape as part of the soundtrack.

Links to national curriculum, qualification or other relevant benefits:
National Curriculum Key Stage 2 content:
• play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts... playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression
• improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music
• listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory

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