3/4 Mini Inquiry
Under and On the Stage – The Orchestra
The composer of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice was Frenchman, Paul Dukas.
The composer of Rhapsody in Blue was American George Gershwin. The animation was drawn in the style of a famous American cartoonist named Al Hirschfeld.
Peter and the Wolf was composed by Russian Sergei Prokofiev
Hear all the instruments of the Orchestra on the dso Kids link below
(Dallas Symphony Orchestra USA)
Find out more about the instruments of the Orchestra and their sounds by opening the link to
New York Philharmonic Kids site
Play The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra Adventure Game on the link
below. Be sure to play the LOCAL GAME. Let Mrs Weston know if you complete the game!!! Good luck!
Sir Simon Rattle introduces Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra by Benjamin Britten
Second half of Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra. Enjoy!
What do you think about this amazing digital music and image creation? I think it’s brilliant. It’s almost mesmerising to watch and my foot kept tapping the beat. Mesmerising means it’s hard to take your eyes off the images.
Wow..this 6 year old is amazing! What do you think?
After completing The Orchestra diagram sheet and discussing the answers with your group HERE ARE YOUR TWO QUESTIONS (please answer in complete sentences!)
Which instrument family is the largest?
Which group would you like to perform in and why?