Using the skills from the previous lessons that you have learnt. in your groups you will be expected to compose a full song using the 4 chord mash-up, beat-boxing and technology.
Steps for your project
Start with your 4 chord mash-up,
You will have to
A 4 chord mash up
and using mobile technology or music programs
Stick to the same 4 chord structure. I - V - vi - IV - in the key of C that would be C-G-Am-F
You will be expected to submit a recording or a performance of your work.
Assign the roles in your group. You will want;
Follow these steps
Steps for your project
Use the forum below to discuss any ideas you may have.
To understand that many popular songs use the same four chord song structure.
To use this knowledge to create a vocal mash-up of the songs of your choosing.
A four chord mash-up looks something like this. from 5:36
There are many songs that use the same four chord structure as "the Axis of Awesome" show.
This structure is I V vi IV
To explore using technology and your voice and experiment using your voice with it.
Your task is to explore a variety of music programs and apps
In your groups explore what each program/app does and how you can use it. Fill out the form of what each app does.
At the end of the lesson, we will discuss/compare and contrast.
To learn the basic principles of beatboxing
To learn how to create your won beatboxing piece
Your 101 in beatboxing
There are many online communities for beat-boxing one such community is the https://www.humanbeatbox.com/ which you can use to come up with ideas.
In your groups practise the sounds from the video. Divide your group into the parts and practise the sounds
Try and come up with your own mash-up add some RAP lyrics of your own. Compose a short tune of your own.
To revise the different ways you can use the voice to make music.
To look at new ways in which you can use the voice.
Find 10 facts about the voice and add them on Padlet
Choose the 4 most interesting fact and,
Create an infograph of the different ways to use the voice.
Make it colourful and bright
Find the 4 most important facts about the voice and highlight them.
Additional work (extra credit)
Find a song or a piece of music that uses the voice and write a paragraph describing the lyrics and the melody of the song.