Lesson 1: The Music & Story of ‘Voyage to the Moon’

The overall idea of topic one is to introduce the children to the key basic elements of Voyage to the Moon; the music, the story, the prince’s song and key musical concepts!
In Lesson 1 you will explore:

  • The ‘Voyage to the Moon‘ music and story,
  • The connection between ‘instruments’, ‘musicians’ and ‘the orchestra’. 
  • The connection between the music and the story, understanding how music can be used to tell a story.
  • Specific sections of the music, singing songs and performing with percussion instruments to strengthen understanding.
  • The ‘tone’ of sections of music through expressive performance.

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