Pachelbel's Canon - Listening and Responding to Music
A pair of progressive, easy to follow music activities that work well with pupils of all ages.

These activities are ideal for developing a range of skills including listening, concentration, language, imagination, creativity and confidence.

This pack includes detailed step by step delivery instructions, a recording of ‘Canon in D major' by Pachelbel, numerous examples of children’s responses, a selection of additional details to choose from, a video clip link, a range of discussion topics and a variety of cross-curricular possibilities.

These resources will support your delivery of the National Curriculum for Music.


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Created: Jun 19, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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