An introduction to traditional styles of playing the body as an instrument, found around the world. Includes basic ideas from Hambone (USA), Balinese Kecak and Sumatran Saman (Indonesia), Rus (Morocco), Palmas (Spain), and foundational rhythmic concepts.
Body Music Mini-Lessons 5.1-5.3 are longer lessons that engage students directly. Aimed at grades 2-5, kids follow along, learning and playing in real time with Keith Terry. Fun for anyone, the Body Music for Kids Mini-Lessons are useful in and out of curricula, for activities that do not require a teacher to lead.
Grades 2-5 / Beginner
Duration: 19:39 minutes
Body Music – clapping, slapping, snapping, stepping and vocalizing – is an amalgam of composition and choreography, music you can see, dance you can hear. Likely the first music/dance, the various Body Musics of the world contain kinesthetic ‘libraries’ of memories and cultural heritage, and blur the lines between music and dance. Keith Terry, a pioneer of contemporary Body Music since 1978, has developed a methodology widely utilized by professional artists, educators and others for skill building, coordination, rhythmic timing and exploration, and ensemble awareness. Body Music Mini-Lessons are focused activities for exploring the art form, and useful activities for teachers of any subject to explore with students.
Sort Mini-Lessons by level, keywords, and intended audience. While all lessons are suitable for a General audience of anyone interested in the art form, we will be also adding material directed specifically to Teachers who want to learn how to lead Body Music activities.
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New Release: Body Music with Keith Terry MINI-LESSONS https://crosspulse.com/all-minilessons/ • concise, fun Body Music activities • rhythmic solidity and exploration for all levels • crosspulses, polyrhythms, phasing and more • more Mini-Lessons added ongoing
BODY MUSIC THURSDAYS LIVE with Keith Terry www.crosspulse.com/events/ PST (UTC-8) / Noon Beginner / 13:00 Intermediate / $20 suggested donation: www.paypal.me/crosspulse No one turned away for lack of funds.
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Crosspulse Media is the independent label of Keith Terry & Crosspulse, featuring music from Slammin All-Body Band, Professor Terry’s Circus Band, the Body Tjak Project and Crosspulse Percussion Ensemble. Videos include Instructional Videos Body Music Parts 1-4, Buckdancing for Beginners 1 and 2, and Performance Videos Body Tjak/The Celebration, Slammin All Body Band LIVE and International Body Music Festival Highlights. Educational Materials include Rhythm of Math Book/Video for grades 3-5. New Body Music Mini-Lessons feature short activities for all ages and levels.
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