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Music Educational Project - My Ancient Guitar Contents of playing
I. Playing an open string
General: Teaching the fundamentals of playing will last
about 3 weeks.
It is possible to divide the class into two groups and teach each group a different rhythm. The rhythms will interweave as the groups play together. For example, group A can start and play 4 times, then group B plays 4 times, and then both groups will play together 4 times. You can use this example:
A similar structure can be used with the groups playing an open string. Alternatively, group A could tapping the instruments while group B plays an open string. Here we can also combine clapping, finger clicking, etc. The idea is to create a musical pattern that will sound good from the very first try.
More advanced classes can be given a phrase made up of two bars. This will require actually learning the part. We can use such a part more easily if we attach it to the beginning of a song, for example: A land flowing with milk milk and honey.
Note: At this stage we will not write down the rhythm, but only learn it by ear.
3. Question and answer
between orchestras (by creating patterns)
Note: Once the students have mastered the pattern it is possible to add in a soloist who will improvise with a darabooka. In addition, the teacher could join in the pattern as a soloist or improvise.
4. Playing a well-known song on an open string. For example, ABCD:
It is possible to have musical quizzes where the teacher plays a few sounds from the
beginning of a song and the students try to identify the song.
6. Playing patterns with
(Note: Our program does not supply Orff instruments, and it is therefore necessary to ascertain that the school holds them).
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