Bucket Drumming Lesson 5 – Grand Old Flag

Concepts:

In this lesson you will

Learn 6 patterns to play on your buckets or desk

Learn to play the patterns in the song, “You’re a Grand Old Flag”

Note:  Bucket Drumming Lessons 1-4 are currently in Online Learning – Middle School When time permits, we’ll move all bucket drumming to Units into the Drumming Unit

Objectives

  • I can read and play rhythms
  • I can describe the form of a song

Teaching Procedure

1 Find something to use for a bucket

Find something to use for a bucket

2 Review how to hold the sticks

Review how to hold the sticks

3 How to play Exercise 1

How to play Exercise 1

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4 Exercise 1

Practice Exercise 1 until you are confident you can read and play it.

5 How to play Exercise 2

How to play Exercise 2

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6 Practice Exercise 2 until you are confident you can read and play it

Practice Exercise 2 until you are confident you can read and play it.

7 How to play Exercise 3

How to play Exercise 3

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8 Practice Exercise 3 until you are confident you can read and play.

Practice Exercise 3 until you are confident you can read and play it.

9 How to play the Instrumental Section

How to play the Instrumental Section

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10 Practice the Instrumental Section

Practice the Instrumental Section until you are confident you can read and play it.

11 How to play Exercise 4

How to play Exercise 4

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12 Practice Exercise 4 until you are confident you can read and play it.

Practice Exercise 4 until you are confident you can read and play it.

13 How to Play Exercise 5

How to Play Exercise 5

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14 Practice Exercise 5 until you are confident you can read and play it.

Practice Exercise 5 until you are confident you can read and play it.

15 Play buckets with "Grand Old Flag"

Play buckets with "Grand Old Flag"

There is a 16 beat intro.

You can click your sticks during the intro.

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