Improvising creative rhythms

This lesson breaks down how to approach rhythmic improvisation. You will then use these techniques to improvise creative rhythms using body percussion sounds.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.An ostinato is

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Q2.The main functions of the start signal are

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Q3.When you hear the stop signal

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Q4.When composing a call and response section

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Q5.When composing a star and stop signal

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.An ostinato is

1/5

Q2.The main functions of the start signal are

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Q3.When you hear the stop signal

3/5

Q4.When composing a call and response section

4/5

Q5.When composing a star and stop signal

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Improvising Creative Rhythms

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Q1.What is syncopation?

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Q2.What is improvisation?

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Q3.Which of the following is NOT an improvisation technique covered in the lesson?

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Q4.Where else might you hear a stop signal?

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Q5.What is an accent?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Improvising Creative Rhythms

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is syncopation?

1/5

Q2.What is improvisation?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following is NOT an improvisation technique covered in the lesson?

3/5

Q4.Where else might you hear a stop signal?

4/5

Q5.What is an accent?

5/5

Lesson summary: Improvising creative rhythms

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