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Silver Birch appraising music by the composers Danny Elfman and John Williams

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Appraising

Describe, compare and evaluate music using musical vocabulary

Contrast the work of famous composers and show preferences

Analyse features within different pieces of music

Evaluate how the occasion and purpose affects the way a piece of music is created

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Appraising - Contrast the work of famous composers and show preferences

Performing banjp style with the C Chord

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Appraising
Choose the most appropriate tempo for a piece of music
Explain why they think their music is successful or unsuccessful
Composing
Compose music which meets specific criteria
Use their notations to record groups of chords

Ruby, Josh and Jack perform their composition

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Silver Birch perform at the charity coffee morning

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Performing
Breathe in the correct place when singing
Sing and use their meaning of expression to add expression
Perform parts from memory
Sing a harmony part confidently and accurately

Performing at the Maidstone schools Recorder Festival

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Silver Birch use cups as instruments, 'Pitch Perfect' style

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Our Ukuklele compositions

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Our compositions

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Ella performs her composition

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Harmony performs using the C Chord

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Appraising -
• Suggest improvements to their own or others’ work
• Choose the most appropriate tempo for a piece of music
Composing -
• Compose music which meets specific criteria
• Use their notations to record groups of pitches (chords)
Performing -
• Perform using notations
• Take on a solo part

Thomas and Bailey perform their 2-part composition

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Demonstrating rest strokes
Strumming using the banjo method

Lee and Leonard perform their composition after just one ukulele lesson!

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Picture 1 Their written composition

Katrina and Lily practise for their performance

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Appraising - Refine and improve their work
Explain why they think their music is successful or unsuccessful
Performing - Perform using notations
Take the lead in a performance
Play a repeated sequence of pitches on a tuned instrument to accompany a song

First practice of our christmas song - do you like our lyrics?

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Performing - Breathe in the correct place when singing
Perform by ear
Perform parts from memory
Composing - Choose the most appropriate tempo for a piece of music
Appraising - Refine and improve their work
Evaluate how the venue, occasion and purpose affects the way a piece of music is created

Silver Birch perform 'You've got a friend in me at the MacMillan Coffee morning

Silver Birch perform 'You've got a friend in me at the MacMillan Coffee morning 1
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