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Unit Overview: Metre

Lessons:

6 lessons

To explore compound time

In this lesson, we will learn a song from Zimbabwe. We will move to the metre, using a hand clapping pattern, to the tunes of Alicia Keys and Queen. We will explore rhythm notation and grouping in simple and compound time, and finally learn a song to help you remember the concept.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 21m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

To explore irregular metre

In this lesson, we will warm-up our bodies and voices with a song called 'Shabuya!'. We will explore Holst's 'Mars: Bringer of War' from The Planets Suite and discover why his music for this movement really did sound so ominous and menacing. We will then learn some of the ostinato patterns from this movement followed by doing some composition of our own.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 21m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript