For general music and instrumental class use, each of the six small ensemble pieces in this collection offers a fun, exciting way to foster and encourage musical creativity and self-expression. They may be performed as body percussion pieces as well as substituting sounds using available percussion/rhythm instruments, "junkyard" sounds (buckets, pails, brake drums) or kitchen/household instruments (pots, pans, bottles). Students learn how to read and perform short, basic rhythms and apply them to...
Body Percussion Trio. Written in response to the remarkable success we continue to have with our other body percussion editions, this new theme incorporates hand clapping, thigh/tummy patting, and foot tapping in imitative, syncopated Latin rhythms. Dynamic contrasts and accents add extra flavor, and two copies of each part are included so larger groups of 6, 9 or 12 members can be featured.
Category: Body Percussion Trios Item: 041400 Grade: Grade 3 - Early Intermediate Price: $8.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 14 Days
Body Percussion Duet. This elementary-level duet in a cha-cha style features hand claps, foot taps, and thigh and tummy pats, all imitating Latin percussion instruments. As with all of our body percussion editions, it comes with two copies of the score/part so the size of the group can be doubled, tripled or quadrupled. Guaranteed to make you feel like dancing!
Category: Body Percussion Duets Item: 042757 Grade: Grade 1 - Elementary Price: $6.50 Availability: Ships in 10 to 14 Days
Body Percussion Quartet. For any group of musicians in multiples of four (2 copies of each part provided), this new body percussion number features trendy dance rhythms performed with foot stomps, vocal sounds, and an array of hand actions (claps, fingersnaps, tummy pats, etc.). The tempo is moderate, and the end results are totally awesome.
Category: Body Percussion Quartets Item: 045484 Grade: Grade 4 - Intermediate Price: $8.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
Body Percussion Duet. As the title clearly implies, this easy outing for any group uses hand claps and foot stomps to imitate the basic snare and bass drum rhythms in today's rock music. It consists entirely of quarter and eighth notes performed at a medium tempo. Fun for all!
Category: Body Percussion Duets Item: 042758 Grade: Grade 1 - Elementary Price: $6.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 14 Days
Body Percussion Quartet. This quartet is a veritable smorgasbord of the colors and textures created by six different body percussion sounds in concert. The driving rock style with funky syncopations, accents and counter-rhythms will appeal to all ages. Musicians of grade 4 abilities or better are required, and two copies of each part are provided so groups can be enlarged in multiples of four (by doubling or tripling the number of players per part) for really dramatic results.
Category: Body Percussion Quartets Item: 043267 Grade: Grade 4 - Intermediate Price: $13.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 14 Days
Body Percussion Duet. Scored for younger duos, this funky rock, boogaloo-style number featuring hand claps, thigh pats and foot stomps is terrific fun for everyone who performs or hears it. As above, two copies of the score/part are included so groups oftwo, four, or six can share the spotlight.
Category: Body Percussion Duets Item: 043266 Grade: Grade 2 - Late Elementary Price: $6.50 Availability: Ships in 10 to 14 Days
Body Percussion Trio. Audiences hearing this new trio for the first time will have to fight the urge to get up on their feet and dance! This piece features two distinct sections - 32 bars of medium tempo. Rap-style rock followed by 16 bars of faster, eighth-note rock in the retro surfin' style. Here again, two copies of each part are included for enlarged groups of six, nine or even twelve members.
Category: Body Percussion Trios Item: 043265 Grade: Grade 3 - Early Intermediate Price: $9.50 Availability: Ships in 10 to 14 Days
Body Percussion Duet. This zesty number combines hand claps, foot taps, and knee, thigh and tummy pats to create an irresistible Latin excursion for duos. Simple syncopations command the attention of both (or all) performers. Two copies of the one-page score/part are included so the group size can be enlarged.
Category: Body Percussion Duets Item: 042759 Grade: Grade 2 - Late Elementary Price: $5.50 Availability: Ships in 10 to 14 Days
21st Century (2016). For any class, group, or ensemble, Zavaro has crafted a four-part performance piece which uses only the human body as instrument. Slapping abdomen, thighs, and making whistle and kiss sounds, the participants use a variety of techniques to form an integrated rhythmic study in ensemble playing. -the publisher (score sample pages)