How is music in some West African countries taught and learnt?

In this lesson, we will explore more features of African music. What is a griot? What is the role of music in West African society? We will learn the answers to these questions in this lesson, and have an opportunity to be a griot!

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:

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 is ternary form?

1/5

Q2.How can we turn two sections into a ternary (ABA) form?

2/5

Q3.What is a 'link' section?

3/5

Q4.How can we add interest to a structure?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following is not a way to develop a section?

5/5

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:

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 is ternary form?

1/5

Q2.How can we turn two sections into a ternary (ABA) form?

2/5

Q3.What is a 'link' section?

3/5

Q4.How can we add interest to a structure?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following is not a way to develop a section?

5/5

Video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

  • Click "Close Video"
  • Click "Next" to view the activity

Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.

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:

How is music in some West African countries taught and learnt? - End Quiz

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

Q1.What is a griot?

1/5

Q2.How do you become a griot?

2/5

Q3.At what occasion would music not usually be played?

3/5

Q4.What is an oral tradition?

4/5

Q5.What is western notation?

5/5

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:

How is music in some West African countries taught and learnt? - End Quiz

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

Q1.What is a griot?

1/5

Q2.How do you become a griot?

2/5

Q3.At what occasion would music not usually be played?

3/5

Q4.What is an oral tradition?

4/5

Q5.What is western notation?

5/5

Lesson summary: How is music in some West African countries taught and learnt?

It looks like you have not completed one of the quizzes.

To share your results with your teacher please complete one of the quizzes.

Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Walk

On the spot:
Dance