Grow Your Own Gesamtkunstwerk (GYOG!) | Episode 3: Music | Ages 7+


11 Jun 2020

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In this episode Veronika talks about music for the theatre and introduces us to her magic organ. She shares some of her favourite music and talks to composer Niroshini Thambar, who creates music for theatre performances. Veronika shows how you can add your own text and movement to a piece of music.

Here is the Flanders and Swann song that Veronika talks about in the episode:

For the task:

Please pick a piece of music from this Spotify list Veronika has made for you:

If you don't have Spotify, thats ok! Here are the links to all of the pieces of music on Youtube:

Anno / Four Seasons: Thunder (Summer)

The Comet is Coming - Summon the Fire

Scattered and Lost

Mr Scruff - Get a Move On

Satin Doll (Instrumental)

Mozart - Horn Concerto No. 4 in Eb Major


Valse di Fantastica

For ages 7 +

A video series about how to make a show at home. Each episode focuses on a different area of the arts, building up each week, so that by the end of the series, you have all the ingredients to make a piece of theatre to be performed in your own home. Created and presented by Glasgow based arts enthusiast Veronika Velvette. Facilitated by Claire Eliza Willoughby and Rob Jones, GYOG! is also supported by Snap – Elastic.

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