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Drumming Up World Music: West Africa Lindsay M. Rust

Drumming Up World Music: West Africa

Lindsay M. Rust

Published August 23rd 2010
ISBN : 9780981672434
Paperback
244 pages
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 About the Book 

Take a musical adventure through five West African countries with Dancing Drum! This book, CD and DVD set contains 10 ensemble arrangements for drums and xylophones, based on music from Senegal, Guinea, Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso. Using theMoreTake a musical adventure through five West African countries with Dancing Drum! This book, CD and DVD set contains 10 ensemble arrangements for drums and xylophones, based on music from Senegal, Guinea, Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso. Using the Learning Levels system, teachers can adjust the program content for the appropriate age and skill set of their students, grades K-8. In addition to music, this innovative, integrated arts program contains visual art projects, dance, geography, social studies, history, and language arts. Classes can follow the Rhythm Hunters as they travel through the cities and villages of West Africa, experiencing the local culture, making friends, and learning exciting, new music. Each activity in this book is designed to meet specific national standards for educational content. BOOK FEATURES: 5 Drum Arrangements 5 Xylophone Arrangements 5 Country Fact Sheets 14 Rhythm Hunters Journal Entries 5 Visual Art Activities Cultural Connections Vocabulary Key Words Reading Comprehension Questions African languages Teacher s Key & Glossary Pronunciation Notes, & more! MULTI-MEDIA FEATURES: CD with audio tracks of music arrangements DVD with video clips of music arrangements Projectable images of music notation & art projects Exciting video of Dancing Drum s travels in West Africa Illustrated Pronunciation Guide CD and DVD will ship separately at no charge. See page 2 for delivery instructions. Dancing Drum s mission is to educate, entertain, and inspire people of all ages through interactive, percussion-based programs. Learn more at http: //www.dancingdrum.com