Music Resources for Schools

Here are some fantastic online music resources which are free to access for all. They include ‘Famous Composer’ profiles, links from the BBC Teach Team and our very own ‘Welsh Legends’ series.

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Urdd Gobbaith Cymru

Music Resources for Schools

Explore music through history, culture, and values of the Urdd. You will learn all about traditional instruments, musicians, singers and ensembles right here in Wales. Join us on a Welsh music adventure!

Take a look at the free musical resources below:

EnglishWelsh
History of the UrddHanes yr Urdd
Music in WalesCerddoriaeth yng Nghymru
Land of SongGwlad y Gân
TwmpathTwmpath
Clog DanceDawns y Glocsen
Welsh AnthemHen Wylad Fy Nhadau
International VelvetInternational Velvet
Daw Hyfrid FisDaw Hyfrid Fis

Additional Resources

Urdd Gobaith Cymru – Music and Videos

Karl Jenkins

Music Resources for Schools

Sir Karl William Pamp Jenkins is a multi-instrumentalist and composer and is one of the most performed living composers in the world! and to top it all off… he is WELSH!

In celebration of all things welsh leading up to St. David’s Day, take a look at the free musical resources below:

EnglishWelsh
Karl Jenkins – Teacher Planning (PDF)Karl Jenkins – cynllunio athrawon
Karl Jenkins – (PP) Karl Jenkins – (PP)
Karl Jenkins – Adiemus Lyrics (PDF)Karl Jenkins – Adiemus Lyrics (PDF)
Karl Jenkins – Listening Activity – Palladio – English (PDF)Karl Jenkins – Listening Activity – Palladio – Welsh (PDF)
Karl Jenkins – Music and Art Activity – English (PDF)Karl Jenkins – Music and Art Activity – Welsh (PDF)
Karl Jenkins – Composer Fact FileFfiel Ffeithiau – Karl Jenkins

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Famous Composers

Famous Composers
Music Resources for Schools

George Gershwin

Music Resources for Schools

Beethoven

  • English (PowerPoint)
  • Welsh (PowerPoint)
Music Resources for Schools

Jean Sibelius

  • English (PowerPoint)
  • Welsh (PowerPoint)
Music Resources for Schools

Modest Mussorgsky

  • English (PowerPoint)
  • Welsh (PowerPoint)

All About Instruments

Instruments of the Orchestra
English (PowerPoint)
Welsh (PowerPoint)

Discovering Musical Instruments with Cer’i Chwarae
English (PowerPoint)
Welsh (PowerPoint)

BBC Teach

Music Resources for Schools

BBC Teach has some fantastic resources for schools. Check out their ‘Bring the Noise’ page for some fun musical activities.

St. David and the Dragon

Twm Siôn Cati

The Enchanted Harp