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

Created by:
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…
Find out more
video-icon icon-checked
I have completed this lesson