Music

Marvellous Musicians Topic Overview

Music for an Occasion Musical journeys Inspiring Instruments
Cycle A 2014-2015 Music for the Royal Fireworks The Planet Suite Wonderful Woodwind-Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto-Gabriel’s Oboe
2016-2017 Islamic Call to Prayer Music African Call and Response Piano Man-Scott Joplin-Oscar Peterson
2018-2019 Coronation Anthems Gamelan Great Guitars
Painting with Music Music, Music Everywhere Singing Sensations
Cycle B 2013-2014 Animal Magic:Carnival of the Animals[break][break]Peter and the Wolf The Film Music of John Williams Elvis Presley
2015-2016 Pictures at an Exhibition Sound/Music makers (djembe/didgeridoo) etc. Ella Fitzgerald
2017-2018 4 Seasons Music on TV/Advertising Pavarotti

 

Marvellous Musicians KS1 Progression Map

Music for an Occasion Musical journeys Inspiring Instruments
Cycle A KS1 STRUCTURE[break][break]Can recognise that the sections of a piece of music sound the same or different.[break][break]DURATION[break][break]Can recognise patterns of long and short sounds[break][break]TEXTURE[break][break]Can determine one strand of music or more than one strand. RHYTHM[break][break]Can identify similar rhythmic patterns.[break][break]TIMBRE[break][break]Can recognise the difference between the singing and speaking voice and work with wood, metal, skin and ‘shaker’sounds. DURATION[break][break]Can respond to sounds of different duration.[break][break]STRUCTURE[break][break]Can recognise that the sections of a piece of music sound the same or different.
Painting with Music Music, Music Everywhere Singing Sensations
Cycle B KS1 TIMBRE[break][break]Can match selected sounds with their pictured source.[break][break]TEMPO[break][break]Can differentiate between fast and slow tempos.[break][break]PITCH[break][break]Can identify high and low sounds. DYNAMICS[break][break]Can differentiate between loud sounds, quiet sounds and silence[break][break]DURATION[break][break]Can copy simple patterns of sound of long and short duration.[break][break]TIMBRE[break][break]Can use sound words or phrases to describe selected sounds and the ways in which they are produced. TEXTURE/STRUCTURE[break][break]Can recognise a song with an accompaniment and one without accompaniment.[break][break]TIMBRE[break][break]Explores the different kinds of sounds that the singing and speaking voices can make.Can identify different voices by their vocal qualities.

 

Marvellous Musicians Lower KS2 Progression Map

Music for an Occasion Musical journeys Inspiring Instruments
Cycle A LKS2 DYNAMICS[break][break]Can recognise differences in dynamic levels.Can recognise crescendo and diminuendo.Can understand how changes in dynamics would be represented on staff notation.[break][break]TEMPO[break][break]Can identify the tempo of music as fast, slow, moderate, getting faster or getting slower.Can respond to changes in the speed of the beat. DURATION[break][break]Can identify long and short phrases.Can hold a beat against another part.Can use instruments to keep a steady beat.Can identify like and unlike phrases in melody. TIMBRE[break][break]Can identify groupings of instruments – eg strings, woodwind, orchestra, rock band.[break][break]TEXTURECan recognise changes in texture.Can recognise the difference between unison and harmony.
Painting with Music Music, Music Everywhere Singing Sensations
Cycle B LKS2 RHYTHM[break][break]Can recognise and imitate melody patterns in echoes.Can perform simple melody patterns.Can indicate the steady beat by movement including during a silence.[break][break]TIMBRE[break][break]Can recognise the instruments heard in a piece of music. TEMPO[break][break]Can identify the tempo of music as fast, slow, moderate, getting faster or getting slower. [break][break]PITCH[break][break]Can determine upwards and downwards direction in pitch through listening, performing and moving.Can understand how changes in pitch and tempo can be represented in staff notation.Can perform rhythmic patterns and ostinati. STRUCTURE[break][break]Can recognise the difference between the verse and the refrain in a song.Can differentiate between the contrasting sections of a song.Can understand the process by which a round works.Can respond to the strong beats when singing.Can understand how music can be written down and read

 

Marvellous Musicians Upper KS2 Progression Map

Music for an Occasion Musical journeys Inspiring Instruments
Cycle A UKS2 Can identify the melodic line in a texture.Can identify the prominent melody patterns in a piece of music.Can improvise a melodic pattern. Can assess the appropriateness of dynamic choices and can understand how these choices can be represented on staff notation.Can show how rounds and canons are constructed.Can recognise the difference between thick and thin textures. Can describe and aurally identify the tone of different instruments.Can identify rondo form.Can recognise binary (A-A-B-B) and ternary (A-B-A) forms when listening and from reading notation.
Painting with Music Music, Music Everywhere Singing Sensations
Cycle B UKS2 Can show the overall direction of the melody as moving up, down or staying the same.Can indicate strong and weak beats through movement.Can assess the appropriateness of dynamic choices (eg sfz)Can understand how these choices can be represented in staff notation. Can compare instrumental tone quality. Can improvise a melodyCan create rhythmic patterns including silences and notate.Can recognise rhythm on rhythm in music.Can understand how notes of varying duration can be represented on a stave. Can recognise a metre of 3 or 4 from listening or from reading notation.Can recognise a change in metre.Understand how the texture might vary in a song.Can identify the various textures in a round.