Celebration Sounds

From Plank Road Publishing

by Teresa Jennings

Thanks to its world beat sound and African percussion, this song is ideal for African-American History Month or Kwanzaa. However, it can certainly be used for any celebration, as it is not specific. The only lyrics are "Hmmm," "Celebrate," and "La." It's also a good beginning song for part singing. And it's the perfect opportunity to use classroom percussion! As you hear on the recording, different types of African percussion are added one at a time. Then vocal parts are added one at a time. The song then unbuilds, part by part. Vary the building and unbuilding any way you like, or let your students make some suggestions for their own rhythms and variations. (Instrumental parts are not included. Percussion cues in the music are provided as a guide if you choose to add classroom percussion or perform the song live without our recorded accompaniment.) (from Music K-8, Vol. 7, No. 3)

(Run time: 2:56)

What's in a Singles Reproducible Kit?These are single song kits that include: a Piano/Vocal Part; a Singer's Part with full rights to reproduce, perform, and use it as many times as you need for your students; and high-quality full performance and accompaniment (instrumental) recordings.

About the Downloadable OptionThe downloadable version contains all the components the print version would, but in electronic format.

About the Audio RecordingsAudio recordings contain full performance and accompaniment only (instrumental) tracks.

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Celebration Sounds - Downloadable Kit
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