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Kenya Sing and Dance: Music and Movement from East Africa



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Kenya Sing and Dance...
Music and Movement from East Africa
By Tim Gregory
Book and CD and DVD

DVD Includes:
- Professionally filmed field recordings of songs and dances from the bush of East Africa
- Step-by-step instruction of 7 songs with Swahili subtitles
- Examples of performances by Western students
- Easy-to-follow instruction for 3 traditional dances
- Tips on dance moves and drumming
- Instructions for a really fun East African stick game
- Information on Kenya Connect Outreach programs

CD Includes:
- Soundtracks to the field recordings
- Sing-along instructions for 7 songs
- An optional drum pattern for songs
- Whistle patterns for 3 traditional dances

Manual Includes:
- Cultural context of the music of the Kamba people of East Africa
- Transcriptions of songs with standard musical notation
- Field and performance notes
- Transcriptions of drum and whistle patterns
- A list of educational standards addressed with this product

A portion of the sales generated from this project will be donated to Kenya Collect, a nonprofit organization connecting kids worldwide.

   Introduction, Cultural Overview, Maps
Swahili Songs
   Overview, Movement Tips, Drumming Tips, Basic Swahili
   1. Twaingia
   2. Wako Wapi?
   3. Starehe
   4. Step by Step
   5. Kulala
   6. Mambo Sawa
   7. Kwaheri
Kamba Dance
   1. Welcome Dance
   2. Musolo Dance
   3. Harvest Dance
Educational Standards 



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West Music Store
This book brings the music and dance of Kenya right into YOUR classroom. With field recordings, model teaching, audio recordings and cultural context - the resource give you all the tools you need to respond to or perform the music and dance of Kenya. Suitable for the general/vocal elementary classroom, as well as choral ensembles.
Nyssa B on Jul 29, 2013

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