Create & Compose

Tools to help you make your own music, inspired by OrchLab themes. This includes individual or group activities using instruments you may have, and OrchPlay, an interactive music player that you can use to make sounds online.

When OrchLab visited Arnold House in March 2018, we used a piece of music by Russian composer Dimitri Shostakovich (his 7th Symphony, known as “Leningrad”) as our inspiration to create our own music.  The Leningrad Symphony has four movements (sections).  In the first movement, there is a very long section featuring a marching drum rhythm. 

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