Burnett 22

Improvising and Composing Lesson 4

Improvising and Composing with Familiar Rhythms, Drums, and Barred Instruments

Lesson 4

There are four lessons in this series.

Students will identify, compose, read, and perform 16-beat rhythms
containing quarter notes, eighth notes, sixteenth notes, syncopation, and quarter rests. They will compose and perform melodies using Dorian mode, accompany themselves using a tonic drone bass, and play with two ostinati accompaniments.

Download the lesson here: Improvising and Composing with Familiar Rhythms Lesson 4

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