Colourful Compositions

Wed 14 Feb 2024 | Latest News 2023 - 24, Music, Year 5

Article 29: Education should develop our talents and abilities.

Article 31: We have the right to take part in a range of cultural and artistic activities.

This half term we have been thinking about how music can create an image of a colour when we listen to it – we took our inspiration from Holi – a Hindu festival of colour.

To create our composition we worked in groups and began with a colour. Then we though about how the interrelated dimensions of music (tempo, dynamics, pitch and timbre) could help to create that colour and annotated our ideas around our colour.

After choosing our instruments, we created and performed our compositions with the audience trying to guess the colour we were trying to create.