At Drake we focus as a school on a piece of classical music each month through the BBC’s Ten Pieces.
We listen to it, watch musicians playing it, learn about the composer and the period of music it was written in, respond in different ways and share together in enjoying the music.
September – A Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams
October – Symphony No. 5 by Beethoven
November – Storm Interlude by Britten
December –Symphony by Ravi Shankar
January - Symphony No. 1 in E minor by Florence Price
February - Mars by Holst
March – Connect It by Anna Meredith
April – Horn Concerto by Mozart
May – A Night on Bare Mountain by Mussorgsky
June – Overture by Grażyna Bacewicz
July - Enigma Variations by Elgar