Lesson 1: Pitter Patter Raindrops

Listening to the body percussion piece 'Rain Sound', children are introduced to the terms 'structure' and 'texture' and tasked with identifying these features within the music they hear

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing that structure means the organisation of the music into sections

  • Identifying the different sections in a piece of music

  • Knowing what body percussion is.

  • Knowing that texture means how many different layers of music there are playing at a time

  • Identifying how many layers there are in a piece of music

Lesson Plan

Structure and texture in music
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Laura Barr,  
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