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Skin and Bones - Teacher's Guide

Skin and Bones - Teacher's Guide


Susie Davies-Splitter

October 19, 2021


  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
  2. © Welcome to Music pg. 2 www.welcometomusic.net

  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 xylophone Sing with the words Sing in solfa with hand signs Sing the letter names Play on recorder, glockenspiel or xylophone Skin and Bones is a favourite song for Halloween. 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 www.welcometomusic.net
  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 sounds 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 Accompaniment Create and compose Improvise over the calls – on recorder, glockenspiel or xylophone Arrange and perform © Welcome to Music pg. 4 www.welcometomusic.net