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Year 6 Machine compositions

During Term 2 Year 6 have been working on understanding Musical Elements. In groups they have composed machine music, using the elements they have been studying: dynamics, texture, tempo, timbre, silence, duration, pitch and structure.



Worlds On Fire

The musical elements of Worlds on Fire by The Butterfly Effect are complex and varied. The song is through-composed, and loosely follows an AABA structure. However, at the refrain, the song changes markedly. 247 more words

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The song Cecilia originated when, at a party, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel began “banging on a piano bench”. The unusual and distinct rhythm comprised of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel slapping their thighs, while Paul’s brother banged the piano bench and another friend strummed a guitar with strings slackened to the point of atonality. 168 more words

Musical Elements