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Musician of the Month Resources

Our resources run on a 6-year cycle. Your school can start with any cycle but we recommend starting with Cycle A. Click on the buttons below to start exploring the resources.

Cycle A

David Bowie

Nina Simone

Ethel Smyth

Elton John

Florence Price

Reem Kelani

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Joni Mitchell

Fisherman's Friends

Aretha Franklin

Guarinder Kaur Kainth

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Cycle C

Kate Bush

Stevie Wonder

Hildegard of Bingen

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Hans Zimmer

The Supremes

Annie Lennox

Bessie Smith

Kishori Amonkar

Buena Vista Social Club

Barbara Strozzi

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Cycle E

Lord Kitchener

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Jacqueline du Pre

Anna Meredith

Damon Albarn

Antonio Vivaldi

The Chieftains

Samuel Colerdige-Taylor

Edith Piaf

Kodo

Kylie Minogue

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Cycle B

Bob Marley

Tracy Chapman

Bjork

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Nasrat Fateh Ali Khan

Freddie Mercury

Kraftwerk

Gamelan gong kebyar

Clara Schumann

Alan Dawa Dolma

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Cycle D

ABBA

Jimi Hendrix

George Frideric Handel

Astor Piazolla

Gustav Holst

Destiny's Child

Cartola

The Beatles

Babatunde Olatunji

Grazyna Bacewicz

Angelique Kidjo

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Cycle F

Anna Clyne

Ella Fitzgerald

Te Waka Huia

Sigur Ros

Elvis Presley

Delia Derbyshire

Idina Menzel

A.R. Rahman

Amalia Rodrigues

Shirley Bassey

Guan Pinghu

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History Timeline Posters

Whichever cycle your school are in, we have a range of history timeline posters that showcase where in history your current musician fits. These are perfect for display in class or as part of a whole-school music display.

Cycle A - Timeline

David Bowie

Nina Simone

Ethel Smyth

Elton John

Florence Price

Reem Kelani

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Joni Mitchell

Fisherman's Friends

Aretha Franklin

Guarinder Kaur Kainth

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Cycle C - Timeline

Kate Bush

Stevie Wonder

Hildegard of Bingen

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Hans Zimmer

The Supremes

Annie Lennox

Bessie Smith

Kishori Amonkar

Buena Vista Social Club

Barbara Strozzi

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Cycle E - Timeline

Lord Kitchener

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Jacqueline du Pre

Anna Meredith

Damon Albarn

Antonio Vivaldi

The Chieftains

Samuel Colerdige-Taylor

Edith Piaf

Kodo

Kylie Minogue

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Cycle B - Timeline

Bob Marley

Tracy Chapman

Bjork

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Nasrat Fateh Ali Khan

Freddie Mercury

Krafttwerk

Gamelan gong kebyar

Clara Schumann

Alan Dawa Dolma

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Cycle D - Timeline

ABBA

Jimi Hendrix

George Frideric Handel

Astor Piazolla

Gustav Holst

Destiny's Child

Cartola

The Beatles

Babatunde Olatunji

Grazyna Bacewicz

Angélique Kidjo

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Cycle F - Timeline

Anna Clyne

Ella Fitzgerald

Te Waka Huia

Sigur Ros

Elvis Presley

Delia Derbyshire

Idina Menzel

A.R. Rahman

Amalia Rodrigues

Shirley Bassey

Guan Pinghu

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Geography Maps

Load up our interactive world map and download our geography maps so that you and your school can see where all our musicians come from. This is a fantastic tool for geography and for placing the musicians into context with one another.

Cycle A - Geography Map

David Bowie

Nina Simone

Ethel Smyth

Elton John

Florence Price

Reem Kelani

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Joni Mitchell

Fisherman's Friends

Aretha Franklin

Guarinder Kaur Kainth

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Cycle C - Geography Map

Kate Bush

Stevie Wonder

Hildegard of Bingen

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Hans Zimmer

The Supremes

Annie Lennox

Bessie Smith

Kishori Amonkar

Buena Vista Social Club

Barbara Strozzi

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Cycle E - Geography Map

Lord Kitchener

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Jacqueline du Pre

Anna Meredith

Damon Albarn

Antonio Vivaldi

The Chieftains

Samuel Colerdige-Taylor

Edith Piaf

Kodo

Kylie Minogue

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Cycle B - Geography Map

Bob Marley

Tracy Chapman

Bjork

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Nasrat Fateh Ali Khan

Freddie Mercury

Krafttwerk

Gamelan gong kebyar

Clara Schumann

Alan Dawa Dolma

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Cycle D - Geography Map

ABBA

Jimi Hendrix

George Frideric Handel

Astor Piazolla

Gustav Holst

Destiny's Child

Cartola

The Beatles

Babatunde Olatunji

Debbie Harry

Grazyna Bacewicz

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Cycle F - Geography Map

Anna Clyne

Ella Fitzgerald

Te Waka Huia

Sigur Ros

Elvis Presley

Delia Derbyshire

Idina Menzel

A.R. Rahman

Amalia Rodrigues

Shirley Bassey

Guan Pinghu

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topictunes

NEW: Topic Tunes! 

Songs to sing and learn in class linked to your history, geography and science topics. These songs are packed with key knowledge from each topic. They are great to hook your classes into topics or perform in front of others.

History

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Greece

Benin Kingdom

British Monarchy

Early Islamic Civilizations

Maya Civilization

Native Americans

Romans

Shang Dynasty

Space Race

...and more

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Science

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Geography

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More

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Music Knowledge Resources

Use our knowledge organisers and quizzes as an opportunity to develop children's understanding and knowledge of variety of key themes including music history, technology, musical elements and instruments.

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