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