Preschool series. The Let's Goers get all melodic with some fun-tastic animated facts about music.
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It's The Let's Go Club - but mini!
Expect making, exploring, supersizing,
dancing, fact-finding and laughing.
We've only got a few minutes, so get ready for more fun
from The Let's Go Club.
Fact fans - today, we are finding out all about music.
The strumming sound of guitar strings.
The twinkle of a triangle's ding.
Tickling piano keys from left to right.
A trumpet's fanfare, loud and bright.
Drums are banging, symbols clanging,
a feast for your ears with music facts.
First up - cows like to listen to music.
It's UDDERLY true!
Cows that have gentle music played to them produce more milk
than cows who don't.
When cows listen to soothing music at milking time,
it makes them happy, comfortable and relaxed.
The happier a cow feels, the more their milk flows.
So, if you want to double your dairy,
you'd better put on some MOO-SIC and change the MOO-D!
Next - mosquitoes impress each other with love songs.
All mosquitoes buzz -
it's the sound their wings make when they flap super fast.
But when a boy mosquito meets a girl mosquito he really likes,
he flaps his wings faster and faster, then so does she,
until they are flapping in time together.
And this little sign of energetic affection makes the sound of
their buzzing exactly the same.
Sounds like these music-loving insects really are in tune!
Next - in West Africa, there are drums that can talk.
Talking drums have been used to send messages from one village
to another for hundreds of years - quicker than on foot or by horse.
Each drum is wide at the ends and thinner in the middle,
and when you squeeze them under your arm and tap the skins,
they make lots of different sounds.
A good drummer can play noises and rhythms that sound
just like a person's voice. Now, that's hard to beat!
And finally - brain freeze could help you be
a classical music composer. Ice cool!
Ludwig van Beethoven, a famous German composer, used to dunk his
head in a bucket of ice cold water before he wrote a piece of music.
Beethoven claimed this chilly custom helped him to get in tune
and think of new rhythms.
Well, it must have worked, because Beethoven wrote some of
the most well-known classical music for orchestras.
But please, don't try this at home, it's SNOW joke!
You can join The Let's Go Club, too.
Grab a grown-up and head to the CBeebies website.
There are songs to sing, things to make and do,
and CBeebies Radio, too.
Remember, we're the club that never closes!
The Let's Goers get all melodic with some fun-tastic animated facts about music.
This is The Let's Go Club, but mini! Expect making, exploring, super-sizing, dancing, fact-finding and laughing.