Year 5 Unique Musical Compositions

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Year 5 have been writing their own musical compositions based around a traditional playground song. Working under the guidance of our expert musical tutor Liz, the pupils have used Salt, Mustard, Vinegar, Pepper as the stimulus to create something completely new.

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Liz has helped Year 5 to build in different textures and layers to the compositions. We have been understanding what is meant by the musical term ostinato, and how this can help to add something a little different to our songs.

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The pupils worked in small groups whilst thinking of their preferred musical direction. We encouraged an active imagination and a free rein when it came to the final composition. Liz and the other teaching staff certainly weren’t disappointed when every group was able to deliver a totally new and unique interpretation of Salt, Mustard, Vinegar, Pepper.

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We are proud to present some of the recordings below.

Plus: here is Year 5 coming together at the end of the session to sing the original version of Salt, Mustard, Vinegar, Pepper.

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