Music

 

 

Frances says, 'Hello – how are you?'

 

 

 

Each week, Frances will add a new task for you to do at home. There are also music Zoom sessions on Wednesdays at 1pm, contact your keyworker for more details, we'd love to see you there! 

Task 8  Task 7

Task 6  Task 5

Task 4  Task 3

Task 2  Task 1

 

Task 8

As we transition into October we face changes and these pieces reflect those feelings.

 Nina Simone – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

Nina Simone - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

 

Wynton Marsalis Violin Concerto – 1st movement Rhapsody. 

How many moods does this piece go through?

Marsalis: Violin Concerto in D Major - 1. Rhapsody

 

October Mountain – Alan Hovhaness

This piece has 5 short movements and they are all very different.

October Mountain - Alan Hovhaness

 

Which one did you like the best? Why was that?

Why not join us for Music on Share Zoom? – Wednesdays and Thursdays 

It would be great to see you!

 

Task 7 

Here are 3 very different pieces of music, but this week they are all about Autumn.

First we have the song “Autumn Leaves” played on accordion, double bass, violin and percussion.

AUTUMN LEAVES - RICHARD GALLIANO TANGARIA QUARTET

 

Next this is the first movement of “Autumn” by Vivaldi

VIVALDI - Four Seasons - "Autumn" (1st mvt) - Apollo's Fire/Olivier Brault, violin

 

And lastly “Forever Autumn” -  a song from 1978

Justin Hayward - Forever Autumn (1978) [with lyrics on screen]

 

Which one did you like the best? Why was that?

Why not join us for Music on Share Zoom? – Wednesdays and Thursdays 

It would be great to see you!

 

Task 6

Here are 3 very different pieces of music, but this week they are all about travel.

First - Station

[STATION] 서울시향 X 박인영 ‘빨간 맛 (Red Flavor) (Orchestra Ver.)’ MV

 

Second - Trains

Trains (by Blue Note Tokyo All star Jazz Orchestra)w/Peter Erskine, Bob James, Eric Miyashiro

 

Third - Doyen, the best way to travel in comfort and arrive at your destination!

Doyen

 

Which one did you like the best? Why was that?

Why not join us for Music on Share Zoom? – Wednesdays and Thursdays 

It would be great to see you!

 

Task 5

Here are 3 very different pieces of music.

First – “It don’t mean a thing”

Ella Fitzgerald- "It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing" 1957 (RITY Archives)

 

Now a song from “Beauty and the Beast” played on the harp.

Beauty and the Beast [Alan Menken] // Amy Turk, Harp

 

And last – “It’s getting better!”

Getting Better - MonaLisa Twins (The Beatles Acoustic Cover)

 

Which one did you like the best? Why was that?

Why not join us on Share Zoom – Wednesdays at 1pm –

It would be great to see you!

 

 

Task 4

First here’s an Overture to the show “Gypsy”.

There are lots of instruments being played – and  look out for our new music volunteer Hannah playing Saxophone.

KINGS OF BROADWAY: Gypsy Overture

 

I thought you’d enjoy another tune by Morricone – the solo instrument here is the Theramin.

KATICA ILLÉNYI - Once Upon a Time in the West - Theremin

 

And here’s a song suggested by one of our music students - I’m Walking on Sunshine!

Katrina & The Waves - Walking On Sunshine (Official Video)

 

Task 3

In the Music sessions we are singing songs, and then changing the words. Here is another of the songs we have been singing.

The Lion Sleeps Tonight - What jungle animals can you think of?

The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight.mp3

 

Next, Alan is one of our Music volunteers.

This is Alan’s band playing the Stay at Home Blues.

Stay at Home Blues by The Lockdown Band

 

But we know that - I Will Survive!

Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive [Official Video] 1978 [Audio iTunes Plus AAC M4A]

 

Task 2

This month the music sessions include singing songs about the weather.

So first a song about 'Singing in the Rain'.

Singing In The Rain - Singing In The Rain (Gene Kelly) [HD Widescreen]

 

And now 'A Foggy Day' in London town.

A Foggy Day - Fred Astaire

 

Finally - 'Here Comes the Sun!'

Here Comes The Sun (The Beatles)- Acoustic Cover by Yoni

 

Which one did you like the best?

Why not join us on Share Zoom – Wednesdays at 1pm – then you can join-in!

 

Task 1

The Music sessions are singing songs, and changing the words.

Here are three of the songs we have been singing. Listen and then see if you can sing along.

Yellow Bird

Roger Whittaker - Yellow Bird

 

There’s a Hole in My Bucket

Harry Belafonte - There's a Hole in the Bucket

 

 

Row, row, row your boat

ROW ROW ROW YOUR BOAT | Classic Nursery Rhymes | English Songs For Kids | Nursery Rhymes TV

 

Which one did you like the best?

Why not join us on Share Zoom – Wednesdays at 1pm – It would be great to see you!

Which one did you like the best? Why was that?

Why not join us on Share Zoom – Wednesdays at 1pm –

It would be great to see you!