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Year

Coverage

Progression

 

 

 

Year 1

Historical Period

 

Genre

 

Perform

Use voices expressively and creatively by singing songs, speaking chants and rhymes

Play untuned instruments musically

Experiment with, create and select sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music

Listen

With concentration to a range of high-quality live and recorded music

Review

Evaluate

Style/Tradition

African Music

Composer/Musician

Andrew Lloyd Webber – Skimbleshanks (musical – cats)

Vivaldi – Four Seasons

Holst – The Planets

Musical Instrument

Tuned – Voice, Handbells, bells

Untuned – small drums, tambourines, rain shakers, maracas

 

 

 

Year 2

Historical Period

 

Genre

Classical/Bollywood

Perform

Use voices expressively and creatively by singing songs, speaking chants and rhymes

Play tuned and untuned instruments musically

Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music

Listen

With concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music

Review

Evaluate

Style/Tradition

Indian

Sea Shanties

Composer/Musician

Serge Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf

Great Fire of London – Helen and Mark Johnson

Musical Instrument

Tuned – Voice, Glockenspiel/Handbells

Untuned – small drums, tambourines, rain shakers, triangle, maracas

Year 3

Historical Period

Anglo Saxon England

 

Genre

Classical

Perform

Play and perform in solo and ensemble using voices and musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression

Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music

Listen

Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory

Review

Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music

Evaluate

Style/Tradition

 

Composer/Musician

Camille Saint-Saëns - Carnival of the Animals

Time and Tune – Anglo Saxon songs

It’s getting too hot for monkeys – Sing up

Musical Instrument

Tuned –Voice, Ocarinas/Glockenspiels

Untuned – drums, tambourines, rain shakers, triangle, maracas

Year 4

Historical Period

Vikings

Ancient Greece

Genre

Folk

Classical

Perform

Play and perform in solo and ensemble using voices and musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression

Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music

Listen

Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory

Review

Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music

Evaluate

 

Develop an understanding of the history of music

Style/Tradition

Norse (Vikings)

Composer/Musician

Time and Tune – Vikings songs

I turn on the tap – Sing Up!

Musical Instrument

Tuned – Voice, Recorders

Untuned – drums, tambourines, rain shakers, triangle, maracas

 

 

Year 5

Historical Period

The Tudors 16th Century

South Africa - Aparteid

Genre

Gospel

Folk

Classical

Perform

Play and perform in solo and ensemble using voices and musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression

Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music

Listen

Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory

Review

Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music

Evaluate

Develop an understanding of the history of music

Style/Tradition

South African

South American

Composer/Musician

Henry VIII –Greensleeves

Holst – The Planets

Labi Siffre - Something Inside So Strong

Siyahamba – Sing Up!

Musical Instrument

Tuned – Voice, Glockenspiels, Recorders

Untuned – drums, tambourines, rain shakers, triangle, maracas, djembe

 

Year 6

Historical Period

1930’s America

WWI and WWII

Genre

Swing

Jazz/Blues

Gospel/Traditional

Perform

Play and perform in solo and ensemble using voices and musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression

Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music

Listen

Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory

Review

Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music

Evaluate

Develop an understanding of the history of music

Style/Tradition

Wartime Songs

 

Composer/Musician

It’s a long way to Tipperary – Sing up!

Remember the Armistace – Sing up!

Alton Glenn Miller - Hey Mr Miller – Sing up!

George Gershwin - I’ve got rhythm

 

Musical Instrument

Tuned – Voice, Glockenspiels, Recorders, Handbells

Untuned – drums, tambourines, rain shakers, triangle, maracas, djembe

 

 

 

                                                                                                 

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