Brighten up the classroom or hallway walls with this set of six A1 posters. All the musical elements highlighted for KS2 in the National Curriculum are covered, and are defined and explored using short memorable phrases and colourful photographs.
Each poster also features an analogy or question designed to encourage discussion and creative thinking.
Exploration of rhythm, metre, and syncopation, with example phrases transcribed and highlighted.Pace and dynamics
Pictorial representations of tempo and volume variation framed with lists of keywords.Pitch
Building a melody and shaping phrases using hgih and low sounds, steps and leaps, scales, and chords.Structure
Definitions of the overarching plan of a given composition - includes a circular transcription of a roundTexture
Using woven fabric to explain melody, accompaniment, harmony, and counterpoint.Timbre
An ingenious artistic analogy to explain the variation of sound and colour produced by different instruments.