Variation Game

Composers often play around with tunes, sampling and remixing them to create ‘variations’ on the ‘theme’ they started with. In the Young Person’s Guide Britten creates variations on a theme by the English composer Henry Purcell. In this game you can create your own variation.

  1. Choose an instrument: clarinet, viola or bassoon.
  2. Choose either the simple (+) or complicated (-) version of each picture tile, changing the order of the tiles as you like.
  3. Press play to hear your variation.
  4. Click ? for more information and ideas.

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