To structure and perform a piece inspired by West African drumming

In this lesson, we will begin with a call and response warm-up. Then we will review the ostinatos and signals learnt in the previous lesson. Following this, we will develop our understanding of cross-rhythms, culminating in planning a performance.

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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!

Q1.What does call and response mean?

1/5

Q2.Which of these instruments is typically featured in West African music?

2/5

Q3.Which of these materials is NOT typically used to make a djembe drum?

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Q4.What is an ostinato?

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Q5.What is used to start and stop a drumming performance?

5/5

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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!

Q1.What does call and response mean?

1/5

Q2.Which of these instruments is typically featured in West African music?

2/5

Q3.Which of these materials is NOT typically used to make a djembe drum?

3/5

Q4.What is an ostinato?

4/5

Q5.What is used to start and stop a drumming performance?

5/5

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To structure and perform a piece inspired by West African drumming

Helping you to assess what you've learnt so far

Q1.What is the purpose of the signal in West African drumming?

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Q2.What is an ostinato?

2/5

Q3.What is the role of the Master Drummer?

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Q4.What is a cross-rhythm?

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Q5.What is the West African drum called that we have been focussing on?

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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:

To structure and perform a piece inspired by West African drumming

Helping you to assess what you've learnt so far

Q1.What is the purpose of the signal in West African drumming?

1/5

Q2.What is an ostinato?

2/5

Q3.What is the role of the Master Drummer?

3/5

Q4.What is a cross-rhythm?

4/5

Q5.What is the West African drum called that we have been focussing on?

5/5

Lesson summary: To structure and perform a piece inspired by West African drumming

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