Lesson 3: Comparing planets

Pupils compare two pieces of music by the same composer, using their developing musical vocabulary to explain differences and changes in tempo, dynamics, timbre and the instruments used

Learning Objectives

  • Comparing two pieces of music by the same composer

  • Identifying changes in dynamics and use appropriate musical vocabulary

  • Recognising and name different instruments

  • Describing the mood of the music

Teacher Video: Comparing planets

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Elizabeth Stafford,  
Music specialist
After a brief spell as an opera singer, Liz embarked on a 20 year careerA job or occupation in one area of work that is undertaken for a long period of time…. in music education; teaching at early years, primary…
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