1 Echo do mi so patterns in C
Echo do mi so patterns in C
Have students take turns improvising so-mi or do mi so patterns and the class echoing.
In this lesson you will
Learn #49. “Mouse Mousie” – sing, play game, compose
Listening Resource Kit 2 #20: Minuet in G, Bach Learn about the harpsichord
Review the singing game #52. “Oliver Twist” – create movement, experience 6/8
Listen to a phrase, then pause the video and sing it back.
Watch both the lyrics highlights and the solfa highlights.
Copy the note cards that are in the supporting resources, or make your own.
Zoom: Make a game board with painters tape, and copy the note cards.
Mouse goes first. Choose a card and have students tell you if it is one beat or two.
Move mouse the number of beats that the note value(s) represents.
If you draw a rest, you miss your turn.
It's cats turn next. Continue until cat or mouse has won.
In-person: If allowed, go outdoors and play the chase game.
Repeat the game.
Choose new copycat leaders for Variation #6.
This variation has a steadier beat in the first section, so you can use all student leaders.
Ask the children to listen for how the music in the two examples is similar and how it is different.
Play copycat with "Minuet in G"
It used to be thought that Bach wrote this minuet, but it is now known that Bach didn't.
But Bach did include it in the notebook that he created to teach his wife and children how to play the keyboard. This notebook is called the "Anna Magdalena Notebook" after his wife.
Watch the video to learn about and listen to a harpsichord.
If the safeshare link doesn't work, google "How does a harpsichord work" to find an alternate.
Sing along with the recording of the song, then use the recording to play the game.
Zoom: Choose a leader and all copy while teacher/class sing. (or play recording)
in-person: Choose a leader and all copy while you play the recording.