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Welcome to The Listening Room for beginning primary students - a series of musical appreciation lessons mainly for primary or elementary students aged between about 4 and 8. Younger children will also enjoy it.The series is sponsored by Bushfire Press and available free during the current home isolation emergency.Each lesson provides an entertaining half hour of guided listening and movement activities with links to optional followup activities. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden their experience and appreciation of classical music.Find out more about the Listening Room at www.thelisteningroom.net

Welcome to The Listening Room for beginning primary students - a series of musical appreciation lessons mainly for primary or elementary students aged between about 4 and 8. Younger children will also enjoy it.The series is sponsored by Bushfire Press and available free during the current home isolation emergency.Each lesson provides an entertaining half hour of guided listening and movement activities with links to optional followup activities. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden their experience and appreciation of classical music.Find out more about the Listening Room at www.thelisteningroom.net

Location:

Australia

Description:

Welcome to The Listening Room for beginning primary students - a series of musical appreciation lessons mainly for primary or elementary students aged between about 4 and 8. Younger children will also enjoy it.The series is sponsored by Bushfire Press and available free during the current home isolation emergency.Each lesson provides an entertaining half hour of guided listening and movement activities with links to optional followup activities. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden their experience and appreciation of classical music.Find out more about the Listening Room at www.thelisteningroom.net

Language:

English


Episodes

Bolero - A Listening Room Podcast for Beginning Primary Students

10/5/2020
This episode is the tenth lesson from Listening Room 1 published by Bushfire Press and is written and presented by Rob and Lauren Fairbairn. During today’s podcast you will be moving, playing and drawing. This episode is 'Bolero' This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to optional follow-up activities. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden their experience and appreciation of classical musicLinks to all support material including a page...

Duration:00:36:31

Times and Places - A Listening Room Podcast for Beginning Primary Students

9/11/2020
This episode is the ninth lesson from Listening Room 1 published by Bushfire Press and is written and presented by Rob and Lauren Fairbairn. During today’s podcast you will be listening, moving and drawing but, most of all, imagining. This episode is 'Times and Places' This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to optional follow-up activities. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden their experience and appreciation of classical musicLinks...

Duration:00:29:56

Let’s Make a Picture - A Listening Room Podcast for Beginning Primary Students

9/8/2020
This episode is the eighth lesson from Listening Room 1 published by Bushfire Press and is written and presented by Rob and Lauren Fairbairn. In today’s Listening Room podcast we are going to paint or draw to three different pieces of music. This episode is 'Let’s Make a Picture' This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to optional follow-up activities. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden their experience and appreciation of classical...

Duration:00:26:49

Crash Tinkle Plunk Toot - A Listening Room Podcast for Beginning Primary Students

8/17/2020
This episode is the seventh lesson from Listening Room 1 published by Bushfire Press and is written and presented by Rob and Lauren Fairbairn. In today’s Listening Room podcast we are going to listen to the sounds of different musical instruments: some with strings; one you blow and one you play with a keyboard. This episode is 'Crash Tinkle Plunk Toot' This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to optional follow-up activities. Perfect to help young...

Duration:00:26:26

Down by the Sea - A Listening Room Podcast for Beginning Primary Students

7/17/2020
This episode is the sixth lesson from Listening Room 1 published by Bushfire Press and is written and presented by Rob and Lauren Fairbairn. Today we are going to listen and draw 4 different pieces of music This episode is 'Down by the Sea' This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to optional follow-up activities. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden their experience and appreciation of classical musicLinks to all support material...

Duration:00:16:20

Play Along - A Listening Room Podcast for Beginning Primary Students

6/30/2020
Written and presented by Rob and Lauren Fairbairn. This episode is the fifth lesson from Listening Room 1 published by Bushfire Press and written and presented by Rob and Lauren Fairbairn. It is all about drama and movement to different types of music – today we are going to move to and play along with 3 different pieces of music. This episode is 'Play Along' This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to optional follow-up activities. Perfect to help...

Duration:00:25:38

Going Places - A Listening Room Podcast for Beginning Primary Students

6/21/2020
Written and presented by Rob and Lauren Fairbairn. This episode is the fourth lesson from Listening Room 1 published by Bushfire Press and written and presented by Rob and Lauren Fairbairn. It is all about drama and movement to different types of music – this time featuring different modes of transport – car, canoe, steam train and hot air balloon. It’s called ‘Going Places’ This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to optional follow-up...

Duration:00:25:38

Welcome to the Show - A Listening Room Podcast for Middle Primary Students

6/12/2020
This episode is from Listening Room 2, published by Bushfire Press and written and presented by Rob and Lauren Fairbairn. Today’s podcast is all about how an opera overture works (in this case, the overture to Carmen, by Bizet). It’s called ‘Welcome to the Show’ Welcome to the Show and includes a fun quiz for assessment. This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to optional follow-up activities. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden...

Duration:00:27:53

All Creatures Great and Small - A Listening Room Podcast for Beginning Primary Students

6/3/2020
Written and presented by Rob and Lauren Fairbairn. This episode is the third lesson from Listening Room 1 published by Bushfire Press. It is all about drama and different ways of moving to different types of music. It’s called ‘All Creatures Great and Small’. This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to optional follow-up activities. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden their experience and appreciation of classical musicLinks to all...

Duration:00:25:38

The Baroque Explained - A Listening Room Podcast for Upper Primary Students

5/24/2020
This episode is from Listening Room 3 published by Bushfire Press and and explains the 3 prime features of The Baroque era (1600 to 1750). This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to follow-up activities. It presents 2 pieces of music through which you will be introduced to three of the prime features of Baroque music: the basso continuo, variation and texture. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden their experience and appreciation of...

Duration:00:37:03

Beethoven - What's the Big Idea? - A Listening Room Podcast for Middle Primary Students

5/7/2020
This episode is from Listening Room 2 published by Bushfire Pressand presents what is possibly the most famous piece of classical music ever composed: The 1st movement of Ludwig Von Beethoven’s 5th Symphony. This lesson provides guided listening, drawing and movement activities designed to teach the use of motif in composition (and the ‘da-da da dum motif of Beethoven’s 5th symphony is one of the most famous and recognisable motifs of all time). Perfect to help young people stay grounded...

Duration:00:25:09

An Introduction to The Baroque - Handel - A Listening Room Podcast for Upper Primary Students

4/23/2020
This episode is from Listening Room 3 published by Bushfire Press and presents two pieces of music by one of the leading composers of the Baroque era, George Frideric Handel. The Baroque era was from 1600 to 1750. This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to optional follow-up activities. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden their experience and appreciation of classical musicLinks to all support material including a page for children and...

Duration:00:34:54

Move Along - A Listening Room Podcast for Beginning Primary Students

4/22/2020
This episode is the second lesson from Listening Room 1 published by Bushfire Press. It is all about moving to music and it’s called ‘Move Along’. This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to optional follow-up activities. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden their experience and appreciation of classical musicLinks to all support material including a page for children and guides and assessment materials for teachers can be found at...

Duration:00:19:57

A Journey Through Time - A Listening Room Podcast for Middle Primary Students

4/11/2020
This episode is the first lesson from Listening Room 2, published by Bushfire Press. It is a Journey through Time. This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to optional follow-up activities. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden their experience and appreciation of classical music. Links to all support material including a page for children and guides and assessment materials for teachers can be found at www.thelisteningroom.net ABOUT THE...

Duration:00:25:48

Wings - A Listening Room Podcast for Beginning Primary Students.

3/27/2020
This episode is the first lesson from Listening Room 1 published by Bushfire Press. It is a little journey called ‘Wings’. This lesson provides guided listening and movement activities with links to optional follow-up activities. Perfect to help young people stay grounded and broaden their experience and appreciation of classical music. Links to all support material including a page for children and guides and assessment materials for teachers can be found at...

Duration:00:15:37