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The Power of Music


 

Aim
Students will explore music as a means of expression, mood, identity, time and more. They will also build an understanding of how the song has evolved over time, and different influences on previous generations of music makers.

 

Resources:

Internet access with sound


Curriculum links:

KS3 and 4

Independent Learning

Music (listening)

Music (composition)

ICT

English

Maths

 

Task 1

This is a 5 – 10 min exercise to set the scene and demonstrate some of the creative possibilities within the music industry.

  • Play the 'Could it be Chopin' extract at the bottom of this page.

  • Do you recognise any of the artists?

  • How is the original Chopin extract used by the other artists?

  • Which areas/aspects of the music industry do you think we have used in putting this extract together?