Percussion Ensembles for Upper Elementary and Middle School
By Jim Solomon
Upper elementary and middle school
12 percussion ensembles (some with speech) for upper elementary and middle school. Describes with text and photos how to successfully use bongos, cabasa, claves, conga, cowbell, guiro, and other unpitched percussion; suggested form ideas and teaching tips.
Form, Improvisation, Teaching Suggestions, Building an Ensemble with Student-Created Rhythms, Instrument Technique, 12 Percussion Arrangemetns.
Percussion Arrangements: As I Was Sitting In My Chair, Cha Cha, City, Tommy Snooks & Bessie Brooks, Jack-a-dandy, Tommy Trot, Get Down & Play the Drum, One Step...At a Time, Sixpence, Thomas A Tattamus, Tropic, Jubilation.
Instruments included in arrangements: bass drum (or substitute drum), bongos, cabasa, claves, conga (or substitute), cowbell, cymbal, guiro, hand drum, bicycle horn, maracas, ratchet, shaker, headless tambourine, temple blocks (or substitute), triangle, vibraslap.
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