Exploring Dynamics – Loud and quiet

History of the World in Seven Acts

Musicians need to be able to play not just loudly and quietly, but all the different volumes in between! These are called DYNAMICS, which is the musical word for VOLUME.

Below are the films required for this lesson. The PDF downloads include: the Scheme of Work (which includes all lesson plans), lesson plan 2 as a single document and the Dynamics PDF to display on the white board.

  • 4. Exploring dynamics

  • 4a. Tom explains crescendo and diminuendo

  • 4b. Imitation from History of the World in Seven Acts

  • History of the World in Seven Acts

    Full Performance with Animation