In this lesson you will
echo Poison Rhythm
play “Which Rhythm Do You Hear?” – level 8
#5 “Mango Walk” – read about the song, name the notes, rhythm sort
learn about first and second endings
sing the song
create an ostinato and play it with the song
I can read notes and rhythms in a song. I can explain 1st and 2nd endings in a song. I can create and play an ostinato.
1 Play Poison Rhythm
Play Poison Rhythm.
Echo every rhythm except the poison pattern.
2 Play the game "Which Rhythm Do you Hear?" Level 8
Play the game "Which Rhythm do you Hear?", level 8.
Select game #5 in the games list.
3 Listen to song #5 "Mango Walk"
Listen to song #5 "Mango Walk".
What do you think the song is about?
This is a song from Jamaica.
"Number 11" is a variety of mango in Jamaica.
4 Name the notes in song #5 "Mango Walk"
Name the notes in song #5 "Mango Walk".
5 Sort the rhythms for song #5 "Mango Walk"
Sort the rhythms for song #5 "Mango Walk".
Play the video again if you need help.
6 First and second endings
If the ending of a repeated section is different each time, composers use first and second endings. Perform the first ending the first time through the music. Then, perform the repeated music, skipping the first ending and playing the second ending instead.
Listen to #5 "Mango Walk" again, and notice how the first and second endings are used.
7 Create an ostinato
Create an ostinato.
An ostinato is a pattern that repeats.
Try clapping, playing or patting this ostinato while you listen to #5 "Mango Walk" :
ti-ti ti-ti ta ta
Create your own ostinato and play it with the song.
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