Voyage to the Moon Teaching Programme: Year 2

This programme is based on the piece of music, ‘Voyage to the Moon’, by Jacques Offenbach.

Inset Video:

This is an inset video to run you through the programme. There are interactive exercises throughout the video that will give you the tools to prepare for and lead lessons, and importantly, for:

1) Analysing classical music;

2) Building knowledge of orchestral instruments;

3) Exploring and experimenting with musical notation;

4) Using practical music;

5) Keeping your classes ‘cross-curricular’.

Inset Video Table of Contents:

About the Music:



What is the programme about?:


About the ‘Voyage to the Moon’ music:

Preparing for the lessons:

About the Programme:



Download and print these sheets for your planning: