Year 1

Autumn 2021

1st half term

High Street Song

 

Three blowing instruments - 'woodwind'

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Saxophone

Clarinet

Flute

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Wooden agogo

Claves

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Percussion

made of wood

Wood block

'Music for pieces of wood' by Steve Reich

 

Cowbell

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Triangle

Cymbals

Percussion

made of metal

'Snell's Beach' by Max Riefer

 

Percussion

 
made of 'skin' (DRUMS!)

Some drum heads are made out of real animal skin (yuk) but most of our's are completely vegetarian!

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Djembe drumming from West Africa
Darbuka drumming from Turkey
 
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Tambourine

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Maraccas

Shakers

 
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INSTRUMENT QUIZ
Here are some of the percussion instruments (things you hit or shake) we've been playing this term. Watch the videos and see if you recognise them.
 

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Cowbell
Woodblock
Triangle
Claves
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Drum
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Tambourine
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Maracas

Watch the videos - can you recognise which instrument is playing?

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Can you recognise them just from the sounds they make?

1

00:00 / 00:05

2

00:00 / 00:04

3

00:00 / 00:07

4

00:00 / 00:08

5

00:00 / 00:09

6

00:00 / 00:12

7

00:00 / 00:14
Answers here:
 
Body percussion rhythm
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Knee
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Knee
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Clap
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(Shh)

More rhythms to try

Body percussion rhythm on a 3 line stave
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More rhythms to try

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Boomwackers

High
The smaller the boomwacker,
the higher the note,
The bigger the boomwacker,
the lower the note,
Low
Boomwacker tunes

More tunes to try

Low boomwacker
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High boomwacker
Volume
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Crescendo

Diminuendo

Speed
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fast

lots of notes

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slow

a few notes