Exploring Duration – Long and short sounds

History of the World in Seven Acts

Music consists of long and short sounds. In this lesson we investigate the resonance of different materials.

Below are the films required for this lesson. The PDF downloads include: the Scheme of Work (which includes all lesson plans), lesson plan 1 as a single document and the Exploring Duration worksheet.

  • 1. Tom’s Introduction

  • 2. Duration – Piano

  • 2a. Duration – Violin

  • 2b. Duration – Bass Clarinet

  • 2c. Duration – Percussion

  • 3. Egg from History of the World in Seven Acts

  • History of the World in Seven Acts
    Full Performance with Animation