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Exploring Instruments of the Orchestra
Sonority City Scheme of Work and Lesson Pathways
Sonority City (Exploring Instruments of the Orchestra) Scheme of Work
Sonority City (Exploring Instruments of the Orchestra) Scheme of Work
Sonority City (Exploring Instruments of the Orchestra) Scheme of Work
Sonority City (Exploring Instruments of the Orchestra) Scheme of Work
Sonority City Music Theory
4-page Worksheet on Timbre and Sonority
4-page Worksheet on Timbre and Sonority
4-page Worksheet on Timbre and Sonority
Sonority City DOITNOW Presentation
Sonority City (Exploring Instruments of the Orchestra) DOITNOW Presentatin
Sonority City (Exploring Instruments of the Orchestra) DOITNOW Presentatin
Download the entire "Sonority City" unit as a .zip file bundle (390 MB)
Sonority City Knowledge Organiser
Sonority City Knowledge Organiser
Sonority City Knowledge Organiser
Sonority City Dictation
Fanfare for the Common Man (opening) Graphic Score Dictation
Fanfare for the Common Man (opening) Graphic Score Dictation
Opening of "Fanfare for the Common Man" (Copland) for Graphic Score Dictation
Sonority City Plenary Review Activities
Sonority City (Exploring Instruments of the Orchestra) Plenary Review Activities Presentation
Sonority City - General Instruments of the Orchestra Resources
The Layout of the Orchestra (colouring task) Worksheet
The Layout of the Orchestra (colouring task) staged answers presentation
The Layout of the Orchestra (colouring task) Worksheet
20 Orchestra Layout Seating Cards
20 extracts of Solo Orchestral Instruments to identify/classify
YPGO (Britten) Listening Worksheet
YPGO (Britten) Listening Worksheet
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (complete) - Benjamin Britten
Instruments of the Orchestra Assessment Task
Instruments of the Orchestra Assessment Task
Instruments of the Orchestra Assessment Task Audio File
Piano Accompaniment to accompany/lead 'class orchestra' piece
Sonority City - Strings Section/Family Resources
Exploring the Strings Section Worksheet
Exploring the Strings Section Worksheet
Strings Audio Listening Quiz
Miniature March - 1st & 2nd Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass & Harp Parts for 'class orchestra'
1st & 2nd Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass & Harp Parts for 'class orchestra'
Opening of "Viva La Vida" (Coldplay) arranged for Strings (Score and Parts) for Ensemble Performing
Opening of "Viva La Vida" (Coldplay) arranged for Strings (Score and Parts) for Ensemble Performing
"Viva La Vida" (all parts together) Audio Demo File
Arrangement for Strings of opening of "Spring" from 'The Four Seasons'
Arrangement for Strings of opening of "Spring" from 'The Four Seasons'
Cello melody line of "The Swan" for Solo Performing
Sonority City - Woodwind Section/Family Resources
Exploring the Woodwind Section Worksheet
Exploring the Woodwind Section Worksheet
Woodwind Audio Listening Quiz
Arrangement of 'New World' Symphony Theme for Woodwind Section Ensemble Performing
Arrangement of 'New World' Symphony Theme for Woodwind Section Ensemble Performing
Miniature March - Piccolo, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe and Bassoon parts for 'class orchestra'
Miniature March - Piccolo, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe and Bassoon parts for 'class orchestra'
Arrangement of 'Morning' Theme from "Peer Gynt Suite" for Woodwind Section Ensemble Performing
Arrangement of 'Morning' Theme from "Peer Gynt Suite" for Woodwind Section Ensemble Performing
Arrangement of 'Swan Lake' Theme for Woodwind Section Ensemble Performing
Arrangement of 'Swan Lake' Theme for Woodwind Section Ensemble Performing
Sonority City - Brass Section/Family Resources
Exploring the Brass Section Worksheet
Exploring the Brass Section Worksheet
Brass Instruments Audio Listening Quiz 1
Brass Instruments Audio Listening Quiz 2
Arrangement of "Gonna Fly Now" (Theme from 'Rocky') for Brass (Trumpets, Trombones, French Horns, Tubas) for Ensemble Performing
Arrangement of "Gonna Fly Now" (Theme from 'Rocky') for Brass (Trumpets, Trombones, French Horns, Tubas) for Ensemble Performing
Miniature March - Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn and Tuba Parts for 'class orchestra'
Miniature March - Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn and Tuba Parts for 'class orchestra'
Arrangement of "The Ride of the Valkyries" for Brass (Trumpets, Trombones, French Horns, Tubas) for Ensemble Performing
Arrangement of "The Ride of the Valkyries" for Brass (Trumpets, Trombones, French Horns, Tubas) for Ensemble Performing
Sonority City - Percussion Section/Family Resources
Exploring the Percussion Section Worksheet
Exploring the Percussion Section Worksheet
Tuned Percussion Instruments Listening Quiz
Untuned Percussion Instruments Listening Quiz
Orchestral Percussion Audio File
Miature March - Percussion Parts for 'class orchestra'
Miature March - Percussion Parts for 'class orchestra'
24 cards of images of percussion for card sort activities
"The Percussion Clock" Template
Cards of Percussion Instruments for "The Percussion Clock"
Sonority City - Fanfares (Brass and Percussion) Resources
Listening Questions on "Fanfare for the Common Man" (Copland)
Listening Questions on "Fanfare for the Common Man" (Copland)
"Fanfare for the Common Man" (Copland)
Four Short Differentiated Fanfares to Perform
3 Listening Questions on Fanfares
3 Listening Questions on Fanfares
"Fanfare for All"
"Fanfare for the University of Lancaster"
"Olympic Fanfare" (John Williams)
A short 4-bar Fanfare with Imitation for Three Performers
"The Last Post" for 3 performers
"The Last Post" for 3 performers
"The Last Post" Audio File
Sonority City - 5 Minutes Reading Tasks and Cover and Homework Activities
Strings, Woodwind, Brass & Percussion and Fanfares I & II
Strings, Woodwind, Brass & Percussion and Fanfares I & II
Strings, Woodwind, Brass & Percussion and Fanfares I & II
The Trumpets of Tutankhamun (Comprehension)
The Trumpets of Tutankhamun (Comprehension)
Instruments of the Orchestra Research Questions
Instruments of the Orchestra Research Questions
The History and Development of the Orchestra
The History and Development of the Orchestra
Instruments of the Orchestra Crossword
Instruments of the Orchestra Crossword
Instruments of the Orchestra Word Search
Instruments of the Orchestra Word Search
Sonority City - Forms Quizzes (available via the Shop & Add-On Extras page)
Sonority City (Exploring Instruments of the Orchestra) Forms Quizzes
Sonority City (Exploring Instruments of the Orchestra) Forms Quizzes

Sonority City (Exploring Instruments of the Orchestra) unit is supported by THREE Forms Quizzes (in both MS-Forms and Google Forms formats) available as part of the Secondary/KS3 Year 7 Units Quiz Bundle from the Musical Contexts Shop & Add-On Extras page.

Each multiple choice quiz is self-marking and worth 25 points and covers Knowledge and Understanding.