Y3 Music

Create select combine sounds
  • compose and improvise for a range of purposes
  • link with musical notation (topic based)
  • combine parts and groups in composition and performance
Continue to use:
  • pitch: higher and lower and progression (notation)
  • duration: longer and shorter and rest(notation)
  • rhythm: patterns of beats 24 34 44 syncopation
  • tempo: slower and faster and progression
  • dynamic: louder and softer pp p mp mf f ff cres dim etc
  • timbre: descriptions of sounds
  • texture: combinations of different sounds or instruments
Sing/perform
  • warm up and warm down for singing
  • sing verse/chorus songs
  • sing melody accurately and in tune
  • sing rounds and part songs
  • sing together and in groups for rounds and parts
Sing expressively
  • Sing with reference to mood of song
Continue to use:
  • pitch: higher and lower and progression (notation)
  • duration: longer and shorter and rest(notation)
  • rhythm: patterns of beats 24 34 44 syncopation
  • tempo: slower and faster and progression
  • dynamic: louder and softer pp p mp mf f ff cres dim etc
  • timbre: descriptions of sounds
  • texture: combinations of different sounds or instruments
Play/perform
  • play tuned and untuned percussion musically, in range of contexts (topic)
  • use organising structures eg verse/ chorus, repeating patterns, beginning middle end,
  • tune and accompaniment (eg drone)
  • learn simple tunes on the descant recorder
  • perform with others in class group, small group, solo
Continue to use:
  • pitch: higher and lower and progression (notation)
  • duration: longer and shorter and rest(notation)
  • rhythm: patterns of beats 24 34 44 syncopation
  • tempo: slower and faster and progression
  • dynamic: louder and softer pp p mp mf f ff cres dim etc
  • timbre: descriptions of sounds
  • texture: combinations of different sounds or instruments
Listen and describe
  • listen to high quality live and recorded music (related to topic)
  • describe using components listed and relate to historical time
Continue to use:
  • pitch: higher and lower and progression (notation)
  • duration: longer and shorter and rest(notation)
  • rhythm: patterns of beats 24 34 44 syncopation
  • tempo: slower and faster and progression
  • dynamic: louder and softer pp p mp mf f ff cres dim etc
  • timbre: descriptions of sounds
  • texture: combinations of different sounds or instruments
Musical notation
  • learn notes on treble clef EBGDF FACE notes
  • crotchet minim semibreve and rests
Understand history of music
  • listen to music by noted composers and learn about aspects of historical context
  • Use Groovy music KS2 (modelling, composing) use microphones for recording sound and amplifying sound