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WB: 22nd Feb

Good morning everybody!
Here is our music assembly learning for this week.

1. In our ‘Singing Assembly’ we are starting 2 songs that we’ll be showcasing this year.
2. In our Ten Pieces work, we’ll be watching the BBC videos.

3. I have some Further Listening you might enjoy linked to one of our Showcase Songs.

Singing Assembly
This week we’ll be starting work on 2 songs that are going to Showcase songs – one we’ll perform at the end of this half term, and the other in our Summer Showcase. 

Singing Assembly 24th February-.mp4

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Let Love Shine through
Once you have learned the actions for the chorus, you can practise along to the whole song. Put the actions in everytime you hear the chorus.

Dance Monkey
Once you have learned the body percussion patterns, you can practise along to this video:

Dance monkey - whole school section.mp4

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Here is a youth orchestra creating a virtual performance.
These are children from around the world, joining together to create a virtual performance while their orchestras are bands are closed because of the pandemic.
See which instruments you recognise:

This pianist, uses a loop station to build up layers of sound to create their own Dance Monkey performance. Listen how the texture gets fuller and fuller.

This performance is by an incredible young ukulele player.

Or, pick a cover of Dance Monkey to watch. I have collected together versions of it being played on different instruments. Let me know which one is your favourite and why: