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CALLS FOR FIFE AND DRUM. Students will discover the Fife and Drum Corps through images, sound recordings and videos. OBJECTIVE.

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1 CALLS FOR FIFE AND DRUM

2 Students will discover the Fife and Drum Corps through images, sound recordings and videos. OBJECTIVE

3 A type of military field music using fifes and drums FIFE AND DRUM CORPS

4 The Fife is a very old flute with only 6 holes and no keys. The Fife has been used for over 500 years in the military. Fifes originally provided music for troops on the march. FIFE

5 FIFE VERSUS FLUTE

6 The military used maneuvers, marches and precise movements. Eventually “calls” were written for the fife and drum to signal the different movements. MILITARY USE

7 Drums are made with calf skins heads and ropes snares. Snares vibrate on the bottom of the drum, making a rattling sound. DRUMS

8 SNARES MODERN ROPE

9 - Daily military life - Ceremonies - Moral boosting WHAT ARE CALLS USED FOR?

10 Calls (for daily activities) Folksongs Patriotic Songs Marches TYPE OF MUSIC PLAYED BY FIFE & DRUM

11 Listen to The Star-Spangled Banner as played by the Fort McHenry Fife and Drum Corps. How is it different from the version we sing today? COMPARE

12 Fife & Drum Corps play The Star-Spangled Banner: SUGGESTED VIDEOS OF FT. MCHENRY FIFE AND DRUM CORPS


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