Do you like the song? What do you like about it- did you like the rhythm? Did you like the melody (tune)? How does it make you feel?
Many cultures use music to work to. Did you notice that the workers in the field were working in rhythm?
How many of you do your housework to music?
How many uses for the COCONUT can you count in the song?
Have you ever tasted coconut water? It is delicious.
Can you tap your knees and march at the same time? Yum Yum Clap, and left, right, left right in your feet?
Do you know all of the percussion instruments shapes, sounds and how to play them?
Did you like this percussion piece? How did it make you feel?
In the Polynesian cultures they make their instruments out of the things growing or found on land, they use the Coconut fruit as well as the tree trunk.
When you hear the above video, all of the sounds are wooden. They have made drums and other percussion in different PITCHES by using different sizes of instruments.
The Larger the instrument the LOWER the PITCH.
The Smaller the instrument the HIGHER the PITCH.
Using body percussion- can you make two different PITCHES?
Knees, Knees Clap is one you know that we use already.
Can you discover any more?