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Wednesday 10th February 2021

LC- To listen to and appraise a variety of songs.


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   Let's learn a little about about what pulse is. Click the link below.

 So the pulse is a steady beat, like your heartbeat or a ticking clock. 

Do you remember clapping along to the following song, trying to keep the beat steady?

Click on the song to remind yourself.

Pharrell Williams - Happy (Official Video).mp4

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Let's listen to another song now. This is a song by a brother and sister called The Carpenters.

It was a song from the early 1970's so that's why their hairstyles look different.

It is a song called, 'Top of the world'. What does this mean? Why are they on the top of the world?

Let's listen.

Top of the world..mp4

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Now read the following questions and answers to give you an idea of how the song works.

 Now let's listen to one more song.

Look at the questions below and think about them as you listen.

Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy (Official Video).mp4

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 So this song did not use any instruments at all! Just the voice or the click of fingers. That's amazing isn't it?


Now got to Seesaw to complete the activity. You will have to listen to the last song again.