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Instruments of the orchestra

Instruments of the orchestra

Lesson 1 By the end of this lesson you should: Know what an orchestra

Lesson 1 By the end of this lesson you should: Know what an orchestra is Understand the kind of instruments that are found in an orchestra and

What is an orchestra? An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble. A typical orchestra

What is an orchestra? An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble. A typical orchestra is made up of four sections Strings Brass Woodwind and Percussion instruments. Orchestra’s have grown over the years. Did you know that an orchestra could have up to 100 players playing together at the same time!

What is an orchestra? . In your books copy out these sentences and fill

What is an orchestra? . In your books copy out these sentences and fill in the missing words • An orchestra is a • Ensemble large instrumental • 4 _______ • Strings • A typical orchestra is made up of ______ sections. • Brass, woodwind, percussion and _______

Peter and the wolf Peter & The Wolf - Disney Story - You. Tube

Peter and the wolf Peter & The Wolf - Disney Story - You. Tube • Each character in this story is represented by different instruments from the orchestra. • Use your sheet to identify each instrument and draw an arrow to it.

Ode to joy • Ode to joy was first written by a German poet

Ode to joy • Ode to joy was first written by a German poet in 1785 called Friedrich Schiller • It is best known for being set to music by a famous composer called Ludwig van Beethoven. (Symphony no. 9) • Ode to joy is also the melody for a popular hymn ‘Joyful, joyful we adore thee’.

Instruments of the orchestra

Instruments of the orchestra

Lesson 2 By the end of this lesson you should: Know how stringed instruments

Lesson 2 By the end of this lesson you should: Know how stringed instruments are played Understand the role of a conductor Be able to play ‘ode to joy’ (first 2 lines)

Conductor • A conductor is the leader of an orchestra. • One of the

Conductor • A conductor is the leader of an orchestra. • One of the main roles of a conductor is to help keep everyone in time with each other by using hand gestures.

Young persons guide to the orchestra • We are now going to watch a

Young persons guide to the orchestra • We are now going to watch a short clip of an orchestra. • An orchestra is made up of four instrumental sections. • In your books write down which order you think they played in, during this performance. For example percussion first, then woodwind etc • • • Title: Listening activity. 1 2 3 4

Instruments of the orchestra - Strings • Stringed instruments can be played in a

Instruments of the orchestra - Strings • Stringed instruments can be played in a number of ways • How many can you name? • Violin, viola, cello, double bass • Harp • Guitar, banjo, piano • Bowed • Plucked or • Struck

Ode to joy • During this unit you will be learning ‘Ode to Joy’

Ode to joy • During this unit you will be learning ‘Ode to Joy’ on the keyboard • Try clapping rhythm before filling in the note names

Instruments of the orchestra

Instruments of the orchestra

Lesson 3 By the end of this lesson you should: Know how brass instruments

Lesson 3 By the end of this lesson you should: Know how brass instruments are played Be able to play ‘ode to joy’ (first 2 lines)

Instruments of the orchestra - Brass • Brass instruments are long tubes of curved

Instruments of the orchestra - Brass • Brass instruments are long tubes of curved brass. • How many can you name? • Cornet, trombone, • Trumpet, tuba, French horn, • They are played by blowing air through a mouthpiece and making air vibrate through the tube to make a sound. • You can make different sounds by blowing harder or softer into the mouthpiece.

Ode to joy • During this unit you will be learning ‘Ode to Joy’

Ode to joy • During this unit you will be learning ‘Ode to Joy’ on the keyboard • Try clapping rhythm before filling in the note names

Instruments of the orchestra

Instruments of the orchestra

Homework: TASK: • Research one of the instruments in the orchestra and design a

Homework: TASK: • Research one of the instruments in the orchestra and design a poster about it • Some of your homework will be displayed around the classroom DUE: • Next lesson

Lesson 4 By the end of this lesson you should: Know how woodwind instruments

Lesson 4 By the end of this lesson you should: Know how woodwind instruments are played Understand the layout of an orchestra and Be able to play ‘ode to joy’ fluently with your right hand.

Layout of an orchestra

Layout of an orchestra

Instruments of the orchestra - Woodwind • • • How many can you name?

Instruments of the orchestra - Woodwind • • • How many can you name? • Flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, A woodwind instrument is a musical instrument which produces sound when the player blows air against a sharp edge or through a reed. Most of these instruments are made of wood but can be made of other materials, such as metals or plastics.

Instruments of the orchestra

Instruments of the orchestra

Lesson 5 By the end of this lesson you should: Know how percussion instruments

Lesson 5 By the end of this lesson you should: Know how percussion instruments are played Be able to play ‘ode to joy’ fluently with your right and/hands together. You should be prepared to play to the class.

Introduction to instruments of the orchestra - percussion • Percussive instruments are instruments that

Introduction to instruments of the orchestra - percussion • Percussive instruments are instruments that are hit by a hand or a beater Tuned Untuned Xylophone Vibraphone Tubular bells Drums Shaker cymbals • There are two types of percussion instruments: tuned and untuned.

Performance day!! Listening and appraising • I can suggest improvements to my own and

Performance day!! Listening and appraising • I can suggest improvements to my own and others' work, commenting on how intentions have been achieved. L 4 • I can perform by ear and from simple notations. L 4 • I can perform significant parts from memory and from notations L 5

Instruments of the orchestra

Instruments of the orchestra

Performance day!! Listening and appraising • I can suggest improvements to my own and

Performance day!! Listening and appraising • I can suggest improvements to my own and others' work, commenting on how intentions have been achieved. L 4 • I can perform by ear and from simple notations. L 4 • I can perform significant parts from memory and from notations L 5