Electronic Call and Response
Electronic Call & Response
Norwin School District
TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed:
Electronic Musical Instruments
Elementary / 4th Grade / General Music
Prior Knowledge and Skills:
Basic knowledge of the keyboard
MENC Standards Addressed:
MENC 2: Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
MENC 4: Composing and Arranging Music within specified guidelines.
MENC 9: Understanding Music in Relation to History and Culture
Sequence or Recorded 12 Bar Blues Key of D
Students will be able to successfully play back 90% of the melodic statements played. Strengthening their ear-to-hand skills
1. Instructor will introduce the concept of Call & Response and explain its cultural background in regards to Jazz
2. Using only D have the students play back what you play. Play about 5 phrases.
3. Using D and C have the students play back what they hear you play. Play about 5 phrases
4. Allow individual students to do the initial call only using the notes D and / or C while the rest of the class plays the statement back.
Students will be able to successfully play back 90% of the statements performed
Maintaining the above procedure, continue to increase the number of pitches used.