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,  
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After a brief spell as an opera singer, Liz embarked on a 20 year career in music education; teaching at early years, primary and secondary. After Liz had her daughter, she started her own business Music Education Solutions® Limited; helpingTo…
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