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Music from Brazil (Samba)

Learning Objectives

To learn the names of traditional Samba instruments

To learn the play the rhythmic patterns of Samba music

Compose and perform own Samba piece as a group

Music from Brazil (Samba) Learning Objectives • To learn the names of traditional Samba instruments •
Music from Brazil (Samba) Learning Objectives • To learn the names of traditional Samba instruments •
Music from Brazil (Samba) Learning Objectives • To learn the names of traditional Samba instruments •

Samba facts

Q. What country is Samba music from?

Samba facts • Q. What country is Samba music from?
Samba facts • Q. What country is Samba music from?
Samba facts • Q. What country is Samba music from?

Samba facts

Q. What country is Samba music from?

A. Brazil

Samba facts • Q. What country is Samba music from? • A. Brazil
Samba facts • Q. What country is Samba music from? • A. Brazil
Samba facts • Q. What country is Samba music from? • A. Brazil

Samba facts

Q. What year was it „invented‟?

Samba facts • Q. What year was it „invented‟?
Samba facts • Q. What year was it „invented‟?
Samba facts • Q. What year was it „invented‟?

Samba facts

Q. What year was it „invented‟?

A. 1930 a group of musicians led by Ismael Silva founded first Samba school; Deixa („day-shar‟) Falcar

Samba facts • Q. What year was it „invented‟? • A. 1930 – a group of
Samba facts • Q. What year was it „invented‟? • A. 1930 – a group of
Samba facts • Q. What year was it „invented‟? • A. 1930 – a group of

Samba facts

Q. What 2 continents are involved in creating Samba music?

Samba facts • Q. What 2 continents are involved in creating Samba music?
Samba facts • Q. What 2 continents are involved in creating Samba music?
Samba facts • Q. What 2 continents are involved in creating Samba music?

Samba facts

Q. What 2 continents are involved in creating Samba music?

A. Africa and South America similar to Blues, slaves taken from Africa in 19 th Century to Brazil

Samba facts • Q. What 2 continents are involved in creating Samba music? • A. Africa
Samba facts • Q. What 2 continents are involved in creating Samba music? • A. Africa
Samba facts • Q. What 2 continents are involved in creating Samba music? • A. Africa

Samba facts

Q. At which time of the year is Samba usually performed at

carnivals and street parties?

Samba facts • Q. At which time of the year is Samba usually performed at carnivals
Samba facts • Q. At which time of the year is Samba usually performed at carnivals
Samba facts • Q. At which time of the year is Samba usually performed at carnivals

Samba facts

Q. At which time of the year is Samba usually performed at

carnivals and street parties?

A. Just before Lent (@January/February)

Samba facts • Q. At which time of the year is Samba usually performed at carnivals
Samba facts • Q. At which time of the year is Samba usually performed at carnivals
Samba facts • Q. At which time of the year is Samba usually performed at carnivals

Samba facts

Q. What word beginning with „P‟ means „lots of different rhythms

playing altogether‟?

Samba facts • Q. What word beginning with „P‟ means „lots of different rhythms playing altogether‟?
Samba facts • Q. What word beginning with „P‟ means „lots of different rhythms playing altogether‟?
Samba facts • Q. What word beginning with „P‟ means „lots of different rhythms playing altogether‟?

Samba facts

Q. What word beginning with „P‟ means „lots of different rhythms

playing altogether‟?

A. „Polyrhythms

Samba facts • Q. What word beginning with „P‟ means „lots of different rhythms playing altogether‟?
Samba facts • Q. What word beginning with „P‟ means „lots of different rhythms playing altogether‟?
Samba facts • Q. What word beginning with „P‟ means „lots of different rhythms playing altogether‟?

Samba facts

Q. What term, which is also used in African music, describes the act

of one person performing and other people performing afterwards?

Samba facts • Q. What term, which is also used in African music, describes the act
Samba facts • Q. What term, which is also used in African music, describes the act
Samba facts • Q. What term, which is also used in African music, describes the act

Samba facts

Q. What term, which is also used in African music, describes the act

of one person performing and other people performing afterwards?

A. Call and response

Samba facts • Q. What term, which is also used in African music, describes the act
Samba facts • Q. What term, which is also used in African music, describes the act
Samba facts • Q. What term, which is also used in African music, describes the act

Samba facts

Q. What term beginning with „C‟ describes the mixture of rhythms

in 3 and rhythms of 4?

A.

C_ _ _ _

- r _ y

_ _ _

_

Samba facts • Q. What term beginning with „C‟ describes the mixture of rhythms in 3
Samba facts • Q. What term beginning with „C‟ describes the mixture of rhythms in 3
Samba facts • Q. What term beginning with „C‟ describes the mixture of rhythms in 3

Samba facts

Q. What term beginning with „C‟ describes the mixture of rhythms

in 3 and rhythms of 4?

A. Cross - rhythms

Samba facts • Q. What term beginning with „C‟ describes the mixture of rhythms in 3
Samba facts • Q. What term beginning with „C‟ describes the mixture of rhythms in 3
Samba facts • Q. What term beginning with „C‟ describes the mixture of rhythms in 3

Samba facts

Q. What key term beginning with „O‟ means a repeating pattern or

rhythm?

A. O s

t o

_ _ _ _

Samba facts • Q. What key term beginning with „O‟ means a repeating pattern or rhythm?
Samba facts • Q. What key term beginning with „O‟ means a repeating pattern or rhythm?
Samba facts • Q. What key term beginning with „O‟ means a repeating pattern or rhythm?

Samba facts

Q. What key term beginning with „O‟ means a repeating pattern or

rhythm?

A. Ostinato

Samba facts • Q. What key term beginning with „O‟ means a repeating pattern or rhythm?
Samba facts • Q. What key term beginning with „O‟ means a repeating pattern or rhythm?
Samba facts • Q. What key term beginning with „O‟ means a repeating pattern or rhythm?

Other facts

Conductor whistle and/or hand gestures

Rhythmic „togetherness‟ and teamwork key ingredients!

Other facts • Conductor – whistle and/or hand gestures • Rhythmic „togetherness‟ and teamwork – key
Other facts • Conductor – whistle and/or hand gestures • Rhythmic „togetherness‟ and teamwork – key
Other facts • Conductor – whistle and/or hand gestures • Rhythmic „togetherness‟ and teamwork – key
Agogo Tamborim Surdo („Sir-doo‟) Ganza Caixa („Kye - sha‟) Timbales Repinique Reco-reco „He -ko He- ko‟
Agogo Tamborim Surdo („Sir-doo‟) Ganza Caixa („Kye - sha‟) Timbales Repinique Reco-reco „He -ko He- ko‟

Agogo

Agogo Tamborim Surdo („Sir-doo‟) Ganza Caixa („Kye - sha‟) Timbales Repinique Reco-reco „He -ko He- ko‟
Tamborim Surdo („Sir-doo‟) Ganza
Tamborim
Surdo
(„Sir-doo‟)
Ganza
Agogo Tamborim Surdo („Sir-doo‟) Ganza Caixa („Kye - sha‟) Timbales Repinique Reco-reco „He -ko He- ko‟

Caixa

(„Kye-sha‟)

Timbales Repinique
Timbales
Repinique

Reco-reco „He-ko He-ko‟

(„Hepini-kay‟)

Agogo Tamborim Surdo („Sir-doo‟) Ganza Caixa („Kye - sha‟) Timbales Repinique Reco-reco „He -ko He- ko‟

Apito

Samba performance

To get the flavour of Samba….

Samba performance • To get the flavour of Samba…. • <a href=http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=4Wc_wb5EkU8 " id="pdf-obj-19-12" src="pdf-obj-19-12.jpg">
Samba performance • To get the flavour of Samba…. • <a href=http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=4Wc_wb5EkU8 " id="pdf-obj-19-14" src="pdf-obj-19-14.jpg">
Samba performance • To get the flavour of Samba…. • <a href=http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=4Wc_wb5EkU8 " id="pdf-obj-19-16" src="pdf-obj-19-16.jpg">

Basic Samba rhythms

Basic Samba rhythms
Basic Samba rhythms
Basic Samba rhythms

Advanced Samba rhythms

Advanced Samba rhythms „1, 2, 3, 4, 5….ba -na- na‟ „Low, Hi, Low, A -go- go‟
Advanced Samba rhythms „1, 2, 3, 4, 5….ba -na- na‟ „Low, Hi, Low, A -go- go‟

„1, 2, 3, 4, 5….ba-na-na‟

„Low, Hi, Low, A-go-go‟

Advanced Samba rhythms „1, 2, 3, 4, 5….ba -na- na‟ „Low, Hi, Low, A -go- go‟

„Have you seen a dog, a great, big dog?‟

Advanced Samba rhythms „1, 2, 3, 4, 5….ba -na- na‟ „Low, Hi, Low, A -go- go‟

„Rhyth-m bo-nan-za‟ x2

Structure to use

Intro: call and response (“How are you?” “I‟m fine” x2,

“Yes?”, “Sure!” x2 and 7 beats)

Main groove all instruments

Break 8 beat rhythm played twice

Main groove all instruments

Break 8 beat rhythm played twice

Main groove all instruments

Mid-section call and response section

Main groove all instruments

Break 8 beat rhythm played twice

End (same as the intro?)

Rhythms!

  • Each person will need a different rhythm for

the main groove, break and mid-section

  • There isn‟t as much improvisation in Samba

as there is in African remember your rhythms!

  • Have a balance of more straightforward and

complicated rhythms big drums can keep the beat going

Rhythms!  Each person will need a different rhythm for the main groove , break and
Rhythms!  Each person will need a different rhythm for the main groove , break and
Rhythms!  Each person will need a different rhythm for the main groove , break and

Task!

  • Be aware there are 12 in a group – it‟ll be

rather loud….!

  • Make sure the start, bit between sections

and the ending are smooth and well-rehearsed

  • Make sure both groups have a share of the

different timbres/sounds of instruments

  • Any questions?

Task!  Be aware there are 12 in a group – it‟ll be rather loud….! 
Task!  Be aware there are 12 in a group – it‟ll be rather loud….! 
Task!  Be aware there are 12 in a group – it‟ll be rather loud….! 

Task!

Go!!!!

Task! Go!!!!
Task! Go!!!!
Task! Go!!!!

Task!

How many instruments can you remember…?

Try to memorise as many as possible in 30 seconds

Ready…?

Go!

Task! How many instruments can you remember…? Try to memorise as many as possible in 30
Task! How many instruments can you remember…? Try to memorise as many as possible in 30
Task! How many instruments can you remember…? Try to memorise as many as possible in 30
Tamborim Surdo Ganza
Tamborim
Surdo
Ganza

Caixa

Tamborim Surdo Ganza Caixa Agogo Timbales Repinique Reco-reco Whistle

Agogo

Tamborim Surdo Ganza Caixa Agogo Timbales Repinique Reco-reco Whistle
Timbales Repinique Reco-reco
Timbales
Repinique
Reco-reco
Tamborim Surdo Ganza Caixa Agogo Timbales Repinique Reco-reco Whistle

Whistle

Name the instruments!

Name the instruments!

Surdo

Surdo

Name the instruments!

Name the instruments!

Tamborim

Tamborim

Name the instruments!

Name the instruments!

Agogo

Agogo

Name the instruments!

Name the instruments!

Caixa

Caixa

Name the instruments!

Name the instruments!

Ganza

Ganza

Name the instruments!

Name the instruments!

Timbales

Timbales

Name the instruments!

Name the instruments!

Repinique

Repinique

Name the instruments!

Name the instruments!

Apito

Apito

Homework!

  • Create a Samba band flyer/poster

  • Imagine a Samba band is coming to

Farnborough Hill to perform

  • Information to include: a date/time/place

for the concert, limited information on the

origins of Samba, instruments, pictures and why people should come to listen!

Homework!  Create a Samba band flyer/poster  Imagine a Samba band is coming to Farnborough
Homework!  Create a Samba band flyer/poster  Imagine a Samba band is coming to Farnborough
Homework!  Create a Samba band flyer/poster  Imagine a Samba band is coming to Farnborough