Musical instrument orchestra

Key stage 2

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  • Meet the symphony orchestra
  • Recognise the sound of different instruments
  • 'Orchestrate' orchestral music yourself
    Know that the instruments are divided into groups: string instruments, wind instruments and percussion instruments
  • Demonstrate your knowledge by taking a short quiz

This lesson about musical instruments in an orchestra is intended for Key stage 2. Get to know the instruments and their sounds, experience what it is like to be a conductor and find out what the oldest musical instrument is.

Musical instrument orchestra