In this lesson you will
Read and listen to the Google Arts presentation.
Pause and listen to 10 songs that use synthesizers.
Do a short question-and-answer page .
Answer the questions, either on the worksheet, or write your answers on a piece of lined paper.
Rate the Riffs - this worksheet goes with the Riffs activity.
It could be completed by the students individually, or it could be completed by the class as a whole.
In this video, the video maker, Espen Kraft, says "whipped me into shape as a keyboard player, and composer in the mid 80s, all in a different way."
Which of these riffs did you see in the 1st presentation?
Rate the riffs! A worksheet is given in supporting resources so students can rate the riffs.
This is a YouTube link.
If the link doesn't work, search internet for "10 Riffs that Shook the World".
The Final Countdown
Take on Me
Save a Prayer
Light my Fire
Toccata and Fugue in Dm