Bate bate chocolate

Lyrics – Spanish (Traditional Mexican chant) Bate bate chocolateCon arroz y con tomateUno dos tres CHOUno dos tres COUno dos tres LAUno dos tres TEChocolate chocolate chocolate chocolate! English Translation – Stir stir chocolate Beat beat chocolateWith rice and tomato …

Abiyoyo

Lyrics (South African folk song) Abiyoyo… See also folk songs from South Africa lullabies songs in 6/8 songs with I IV V chords Meter / Time Signature resources lesson ideas YouTube https://youtu.be/cPZtuPyXRfw Song with chords (PDF) MIDI file Listen to …

Composing-D,E,G,A,B,C,’D’

Lesson ideas Working with partners, students write their own rhythm with 4 beats per measure. (If they want to use a whole note, they may only use one in the last measure.) Give them some pointers: write rhythms in patterns. …

Composition-EGAB

Lesson Ideas Teach the chant: “Tapping at the window, knocking at the door, stomping dirty gym shoes on my floor.” (See Composition Sheet for the rhythm). They write the melody (absolute note names) under the rhythms on the composition page. …

Composition-Pentatonic

Composing Melodies with the Pentatonic Scale Keys of F or G (both examples are provided). F is preferable for singing within most students’ range, but G is preferable if you are also teaching them absolute note names because of recorders …

Composition-mi, so, la

Lesson 1 Demonstrate xylophone – which note is which (only mi, so and la: E, G and A) I play a pattern on xylophone as I sing on solfege, they sing back, then add Curwen hand signs Pass out paper xylophone, …

John Philip Sousa

Poster / Worksheets / Assessment (See downloads at bottom of page.) PowerPoint (See downloads at bottom of page.) + 9 more slides Quick Facts Nickname: The March King Born in Washington, D.C., U.S. Band Director Stars and Stripes Forever: national …

Beethoven

Poster / Worksheets / Assessment (See downloads at bottom of page.) PowerPoint (See download at bottom of page.) + 13 more slides Quick Facts Born in Germany, lived most of his life in Austria Played piano and violin Father treated …

Mozart

Poster / Worksheets / Assessment (See downloads at bottom of page.) PowerPoint (See download at bottom of page.) + 12 more slides Quick Facts Born in Austria At young age, traveled through Europe with his sister giving concerts Considered to …

Bach

Poster / Worksheets / Assessment (See download at bottom of page.) PowerPoint (See download at bottom of page.) + 18 more slides Quick Facts Born in Germany Baroque Period Musical family Played violin, harpsichord & organ Harpsichord – quills plucking …

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