Try these fun finger exercises. They are harder than they look.
Practise makes progress!
PITCH HAND SIGNS
Now you know some Solfege/Kodaly hand signs join in with the pitch signs when you sing this song.
The first time, you do it you have to remember the signs, the second time they are there to copy
ANGLO SAXON INSTRUMENTS
Listen to the cows horn
MAKE A LISTENING MAP
You will need a sheet of paper and a pen.
A listening map is a bit like a path. Along the path it will show you what instruments are playing, and whether there is just one instrument or lots.
It's a way of showing what you can hear, but in pictures or written in words.
It might also show you where it gets loud and soft or fast and slow.
A LISTENING MAP shows you the structure of a piece. How all the different parts are put together.
Here are some examples of listening maps for other pieces of music.
LISTEN to the Anglo Saxon music, Voluspa.
WRITE DOWN what you can hear, or DRAW a picture of the instrument if you prefer.
MAKE your LISTENING MAP.
EXTRA - You could pat the rhythm
TeTe Ta -
MORE ANGLO SAXON SONGS and STORIES
BBC Radio does some fun animated story clips, songs and drama all about the Saxons.
Click here to go to the page.