At the heart of Minute of Listening is a huge range of music and sound from many places and times, and made by many creators. You can, of course, support the development of musical and creative listening in pupils by working through a collection in the order that the content is presented, in the knowledge that you will hear something different each time.
In this section, we have presented the Minute of Listening content in categories that can be used to support the teaching of specific areas music. There are lots of categories that you may wish to explore, for example, musical instruments, the inter-related dimensions of music and ideas for creating your own!
Minutes in this collection
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BBC Proms 2019
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Give us your feedback“The children and I really like it. It has produced good opportunities for assessment of Speaking & Listening skills, awareness of changes in sound and being able to express likes and dislikes.”Primary Teacher, Primary Teacher
Give us your feedback“Making Minute of Listening available to every school in Bristol will give teachers a high quality resource that promotes listening and creativity. In addition it will cultivate a shared learning experience between all primary school pupils regardless of where they live in the city.”Phil Castang, Head of Bristol Plays Music
Bristol Plays Music, Bristol
Give us your feedback“Great resource - children really enjoyed it! ”Primary Teacher
Give us your feedback“I use Minute of Listening as a starter to my music lessons because listening and appraising is a huge part of the national curriculum for music. It fits perfectly and enables the children to actively listen, to talk about what they're hearing, to use the vocabulary associated with the music. They really enjoy it and it exposes them to a whole range of music that we wouldn't otherwise expose them to. ”Natalie Morris, Year 3 teacher
Bricknell Primary School, Hull