Lesson 6 – Violin

Topic 6 concentrates on the role of the Violin in the Orchestra, and within the ‘Voyage to the Moon’ music, focusing on the ‘melody’ within a piece of music. 

In this lesson you will:

  • Study features of the violin and its role within the Orchestra.
  • Explore the music played by the violin in ‘Voyage to the Moon’, analysing various inter-related dimensions of music; ‘tone’‘pitch’, ‘duration’, ‘timbre’, ‘tempo’ and rhythmic features, through theoretical and practical activities.
  • Build comparisons between the violin and the French horn.

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