"Thanks for Harvest (EYFS/KS1)"

Jon Shepherd

"Autumn Harvest Blues"

Jon Shepherd

"Colours of Day"

Sue McClennan

"California Dreaming"

Mamas and the Papas

"Perfect Day"

Lou Reed

"Autumn (EYFS/KS1)"

Jan Holdstock

"Chinese Harvest Song (EYFS/KS1)"

Pamela Verrall

"Colours of Day"

Sue McClennan

"Harvest Seasons"

Jill Darby

"Lord of the Harvest"

James Wright

Bonfire/Guy Fawkes

"The Firework Display" 


Jon Shepherd

"Guido Fawkes"

Jon Shepherd


Katy Perry

Popular Songs

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"This Is Me"

Keala Settle

"Can't Stop The Feeling"

Justin Timberlake

"Rainbow Connection"

The Muppets

"Ain't No Mountain High Enough"

Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell


Rag n Bone Man

"I Can Sing A Rainbow"

Arthur Hamilton

"Our House"



Clean Bandit

"Count On Me"

Bruno Mars

"Purple People Eater"

Sheb Wooley

"Build Me Up Buttercup"

The Foundations

"I Can See Clearly"

Johnny Cash

"Make Your Own Kind of Music"

Paloma Faith/Mamas and the Papas

Video Music Quizzes

"Instruments of the Orchestra (part 1)"

(Part 1: Intro & Woodwind) 30m

 Includes: Introduction to the symphony orchestra & the Woodwind section...

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"The Music of John Williams" 45 mins

Includes many of the composer's greatest film themes...from the nail biting "Jaws" to the magic of "Harry Potter"

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"100 Years of

Recorded Music:"

(Part 1: 1910s-1960s): 45 mins

 Includes: The Blues, Trad Jazz, WW2, Big Band, Rock & Roll, the British Invasion, Motown and more...

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"The Story of the Beatles" 45 mins

From their humble beginnings in Liverpool to superstardom in the late 1960s...

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"100 Years of

Recorded Music"

(Part 2: 1960s-today): 45 mins

 Includes: Ska, Rock, Reggae, Punk, Disco, Pop, Rap, Indie and more...

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"The Christmas Quiz" 45m

15 of the greatest UK Christmas hits from 1973 to 2007...

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**NEW**"Great Musicians #1: Mozart" 20m

Information and 15 questions about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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"Music Vocabulary Quiz" 10m

15 questions to test elements of music vocabulary

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(EYFS and KS1)

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Episode 1: "Beat, Pulse and Tempo"

Mr S meets the Musical Toad for the first time. Toad finds out about Beat, Pulse and Tempo as well as learning about the Blues and Rock and Roll...Rowlf just gets in the way! 

Episode 2: "Dynamics"

Kevin the Toad is feeling sad about not being able to see his friends and family so composes a song about "Isolation." Mr S explains "Dynamics," and sings "5 little ducks..."

**NEW** Episode 3: "Timbre (part one)"

Mr S explains about Timbre and Kevin starts to learn about the instruments of the orchestra beginning with the Woodwind section...

Video Tutorials

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iPad Garageband: Session 1
How to install Garageband for free on your iPad, create a new project and get started with smart instruments... view contents here


iPad Garageband: Session 2
How to structure and extend a project using the section menu without boring the listener... 

view contents here

(c) MUSICALTOAD. Jon Shepherd 2020