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Skin and Bones - Teacher's Guide

Skin and Bones - Teacher's Guide

Susie Davies-Splitter

October 19, 2021

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  1. 'Skin and Bones'
    © Welcome to Music
    www.welcometomusic.net pg. 1
    Teacher's Guide
    A Digital Download Resource
    By Susie Davies-Splitter & Phil Splitter

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  2. © Welcome to Music
    pg. 2

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  3. Sing the response – ooh ooh ooh ooh
    Add the hand signs and sing – mi re
    do la
    Sing in letter names BAG E
    Play it on a recorder, glockenspiel or
    Sing with the words
    Sing in solfa with hand signs
    Sing the letter names
    Play on recorder, glockenspiel or
    Skin and Bones is a favourite song for
    It’s a call and response song – the
    response is always the same and easy to
    sing and play

    The Response

    The Melody

    © Welcome to Music
    pg. 3

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  4. Play the bordun (ostinato/repeated
    pattern) on a bass xylophone,
    marimba or Boomwhackers
    Play the E minor chord on a ukulele
    Compose an introduction with scary
    Create other Halloween characters to
    meet the old lady in the cupboard
    such as a witch or black cat
    Create special effects such as a
    xylophone descending with a
    glissando or a rattle for teeth
    Use notes from the E lah pentatonic
    scale - E G A B D E

    Create and compose

    Improvise over the calls – on recorder,
    glockenspiel or xylophone

    Arrange and perform

    © Welcome to Music
    pg. 4

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