PPT slides 30 – 32
Examples of related music to watch/listen to and explore, complementary to the unit activity and focus.
- ‘The elephant’ from Carnival of the animals by Camille Saint-Saëns. Performed by Konya Kanneh-Mason and Toby Hughes.
Good example of a low, slow, heavy double bass.
- Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.
Animated version of Flight of the bumblebee. Good example of fast, ‘buzzing’, higher and lower sounds.
- ‘Mice’ from Carnival of the animals by Malcolm Arnold. Performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Vernon Handley.
Good example of short, ‘squeaky’ sounds.