Lesson 3: Vocal Composition

Using abstract art as inspiration, children use the link between colours and music to create their own vocal compositions

Learning Objectives

  • Representing colours and shapes with vocal sounds

  • Explaining my choices

  • Describing my use of dynamics, tempo and pitch


Abstract Paintings PowerPoint
Mondrian oil on canvas 1921

Teacher video: Composition and improvisation at KS2

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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…
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