We found 42 resources with the keyterm playing instruments
Form in Gamelan Music: A Music Class ActivityLesson Planet
4th - 12th
After a brief introduction to Balinese culture and Indonesian colotomic forms, the class composes an original piece. They study the tempo, melody, form and rhythm of Gamelan music and then apply those skills to an original Gamelan...
Using Garage Band to Enhance 2nd Grade CompositionLesson Planet
Your second graders can become composers with a little help from the Garage Band software. You pre-select several drum, piano, and guitar loops for the groups to choose from, then they put them together following an ABA looping pattern....
Gamelan-Style Melodic Elaboration: A Music Class ActivityLesson Planet
4th - 12th
Music world get ready, your young performers are going to practice Gamelan style improvisation techniques. They listen to and discuss the melody and rhythm in Balinese Gamelan music, then take turns improvising by adding notes to a basic...
Combining Various Drum Techniques and Percussion PattersLesson Planet
Drums are very simple instruments that have been around for a long time. Young percussionists discover three new techniques for playing their drums, they practice these techniques individually, then put them together to create a unique...
Standing Waves and Music: Suggested DemonstrationsLesson Planet
3rd - 10th
There are four embedded links in this brief resource that take you to handouts or worksheets that assist young musicians in understanding standing sound waves. They'll play their instruments to show and then discuss different sound waves.