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Exploring the music of Richard Strauss

https://vimeo.com/238594303As part of our topic ‘To Boldly Go,’ Year 2 has been exploring the bold music of ‘Sprach Zarathustra’ by Richard Strauss.  First we explored the mood, then we explored the rhythm and solfege of this famous piece of classical music. Finally, we played it using tune instruments.

Here is a sample of the stages of our exploration. Do you recognise the famous film this piece has been used in?

Rhythm:

Solfege:

Tune instruments: