Street Beats

with Peter Crann

  • Classes:
    Pre-recorded videos tailored to different ages

    Session 1: Junior Infants, Senior Infants & 1st Class
    Session 2: 2nd, 3rd & 4th classes
    Session 3: 5th & 6th classes

  • Duration: 10 mins, 15 mins, 20 mins (per age range)
  • Medium: Pre-recorded video link
  • Date: Available Wednesday June 9th - Friday June 25th

Pre-recorded workshop produced for Ruaille Buaille '21

How to make music without instruments?
Just use the various house-hold items around to play music with!

Working with Peter Crann learn how to create different rhythms and sounds to play with other people, in your class or at home. Providing a looped audio to play along with, this pre-recorded video presentation will take you from beginner to percussionist at your school desk or your kitchen table.

Videos to include:
Rhythm exercises, Body Percussion, Introduction to the types of improvised sounds you can make from found objects, Introduction to the different sound textures sections (Bass sounds, Scrapey sounds, ding' sounds, shake sounds), play along video.

If it were possible to provide an example of each of the following sounds for the sound texture pods.
Ding Sounds - Pots, pans, lids (general metal sounds).
Shakey Sounds - Rice in a lunchbox, Popcorn kernels in a tin, cereal in boxes.
Bass Sounds - Cardboard boxes, Buckets, Cushions low sounds.
Scrapey Sounds - Grills, washboards, Cheese grater.
. . . and anything else you like the sound of.

NOTE: A worksheet will be supplied to each class in advance of the workshop, with suggestions for easy to access materials, which can be used to create rhythm and sounds in the classroom.

Street Beats One

Street Beats Two

Street Beats Play-Along with Peter

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