Before the lesson
- To compare two pieces of music
Pupils should be taught to:
- Listen for and recognise some of the inter-related dimensions of music (dynamics, pitch and timbre)
Pupils needing extra support: May benefit from working as part of a group to explore how many sounds can be adapted to reflect the mood of a piece of music.
Pupils working at greater depth: Should justify how dynamics, The speed of the music and timbre are used to create the dark or heavy mood of war in Holst’s ‘Mars’ and a hopeful or light mood in ‘Venus’. They should also describe the image both pieces of music paint in their mind’s eye.