Bucket Drumming Lesson 4

Concepts:

In this lesson you will

  • read, play and compose 16th note patterns on buckets with music.

Objectives

  • I can read, play and compose with 16th notes on bucket drums.

Teaching Procedure

1 Practice this exercise.

Practice this exercise. Practice slowly at first, then try it a little faster.

In this lesson, you'll decide on the sticking.

Remember to alternate hands, starting the measures with your right hand.

2 Play Exercise 1 with Music.

Play Exercise 1 with Music.

Count 16 beats before you start to play.

Repeat until the music ends.

3 Play Exercise 1: Sixteenth Note Fun with the video

Count 16 beats before you start to play.

If the music is too fast, you can use the gear to slow it down.

Repeat until the music ends.

Video not working? Try our alternate video player!

4 Practice Exercise 2 - Laundry Bucket

Practice this exercise. Practice slowly at first, then try it a little faster.

In this lesson, you'll decide on the sticking.

Remember to alternate hands, starting the measures with your right hand.

5 Play Exercise 2 with the music.

Play Exercise 2 with the music.

Count 16 beats before you start to play.

Repeat until the music ends.

6 Play Exercise 2: Laundry Basket with the video

Count 16 beats before you start to play.

If the Music is too fast, you can use the gear to slow it down.

Repeat until the music ends.

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7 Practice Exercise 3 - Ice Cream Bucket

Practice this exercise. Practice slowly at first, then try it a little faster.

In this lesson, you'll decide on the sticking.

Remember to alternate hands, starting the measures with your right hand.

8 Play Exercise 3 "Ice Cream Bucket" with the music.

Play Exercise 3 "Ice Cream Bucket" with the music.

Count 16 beats before you start to play.

Repeat until the music ends.

9 Play Exercise 3: Ice Cream Bucket with the video

Count 16 beats before you start to play.

If the Music is too fast, you can use the gear to slow it down.

Repeat until the music ends.

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10 Practice Exercise 4 - Paint Bucket

Practice Exercise 4 - Paint Bucket

Practice slowly at first, then try it a little faster.

In this lesson, you'll decide on the sticking.

Remember to alternate hands, starting the measures with your right hand.

11 Play the Paint Bucket with Music.

Count 16 beats before you start to play.

Repeat until the music ends.

12 Practice Exercise 4: Paint Bucket with the video

Count 16 beats before you start to play.

If the Music is too fast, you can use the gear to slow it down.

Repeat until the music ends.

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13 Compose your own bucket drum piece using 16th notes.

Compose your own bucket drum piece using at least 2 parts of the bucket.

Use some 16th notes in your piece.

Play your piece with any of the audio selections above.

14 Compose your own bucket drum piece using 16th notes and play along with the video.

Compose your own bucket drum piece using at least 2 parts of the bucket.

Use some 16th notes in your piece.

Video not working? Try our alternate video player!

15 Assessment Ideas

Assessment may not be required for your school or district.

Your teacher may ask you to email one of the suggested assessments.

16 Music is Literacy

Parents, Teachers and Administration:

Music education is important for students.

Whether in class or at home, keep our students singing, playing, moving, listening and creating music!