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Starter – Memory test of the Samba instruments
Agogo
Surdo
Timbales
Ganza
Repinique
Caixa
Apito
Reco-reco
Samba performance
• To get the flavour of Samba….
• http://www.youtube.com/watc
h?v=4Wc_wb5EkU8
Practice the Samba rhythms
‘1, 2, 3, 4, 5….ba-na-na’
‘Low, Hi, Low, A-go-go’
‘Have you seen a dog, a
great, big dog?’
‘Rhyth-m bo-nan-za’ x2
Writing your own lyrics for a
Worldcup football song
• With the world cup here at last many songs are being
written to support this exciting event
• You have been asked to write the lyrics for this year’s
world cup event. The lyrics for the chorus should be
catchy, simple and enjoyable to sing/chant
• The Lyrics for the verse should be about hope, the
desire to win, the players, the team, support from
the country etc.
Samba facts
Q. What country is Samba music from?
Samba facts
Q. What 2 continents are involved in
creating Samba music?
Samba facts
Q. At which time of the year is Samba
usually performed at carnivals and street
parties?
Samba facts
Q. What word beginning with ‘P’ means
‘lots of different rhythms playing
altogether’?
Samba facts
A. ‘Polyrhythms’
Samba facts
Q. What term, which is also used in
African music, describes the act of one
person performing and other people
performing afterwards?
Samba facts
A. Call and response
Samba facts
Q. What key term beginning with ‘O’
means a repeating pattern or rhythm?
A.
Os____to
Other facts
• Conductor – whistle and/or hand
gestures
• Rhythmic ‘togetherness’ and
teamwork – key ingredients!

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