Presentation on theme: "Mrs. Newmans Class. Rhythm and Style Call and Response Many rhythms Percussion Syncopation Improvisation Complex Rhythms."— Presentation transcript:
Mrs. Newmans Class
Rhythm and Style Call and Response Many rhythms Percussion Syncopation Improvisation Complex Rhythms
Dance Hand Clapping Dance at funerals, ceremonies, parties, show appreciation for musicians Bells on boots Learned from one generation to the next
African Culture Musical Practices Western African cultures use musical practices to learn, celebrate good harvest and festivals, funerals, births, and good hunts. The way Africans learned music is by ear. Music was passed down from one generation to the next.
The Instruments of Africa
African Music Today Combines traditional African instruments and modern instruments.