Lesson 4: Enter the Dragon

Using their pentatonic melodies from Lesson 3, pupils embark on creating a piece of music called 'Enter the Dragon' to tell the 'Story of Nian', using untuned percussion instruments to represent the villagers frightening the dragon away

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding what layered melodies are

  • Performing using untuned percussion

  • Performing a group composition made up of three layered pentatonic melodies

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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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