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Caribbean (instrumental unit 2)

Caribbean Instrumental Unit One


As part of our next glockenspiel instrumental unit, we have been learning about the history and features of Calypso music.


We began by learning to sing 'What's in the News?' before then learning to play two parts from staff notation.

We were off to a great start with music that was fast paced.

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In eight groups, we created headlines to add to our piece. Calypso music in Trinidad used to help to carry the news and share opinions. 

Listen to our recording below to enjoy our fun headline choices! It was not easy to fit them in within the rests in the singing!

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