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An Introduction to: Ethnic Percussion

Programme Details

Programme IDAEP0315675
Art Form GenreMusic
Programme TypeExposure
Programme Format Digital/Blended, On-site
Language English
Venue School Hall / Auditorium
Target Audience Pre-school, Primary-Lower, Primary-Upper, Secondary-Lower, Secondary-Upper, JC/CI, ITE, SPED


Programme Synopsis

A performance of local ethnic percussion music coupled with a global sound. During the performance, students will be introduced to the various local ethnic percussion instruments. For instance, the Kompang, Gendang of Malay culture, various Chinese Drums & gongs of Chinese culture, the Tabla & Dhol of Indian culture and the Snare Drum & Bass drums of Western culture with accompanying kulintang, a unique ethnic instrument that is able to be played according to Western musical scale, for familiar local ethnic melodies to complement each rhythm section. Introductions to these instruments will include information such: Origin of Instruments, what they are made of (then and now), rhythms that are distinctive to each culture and purpose of the instrument’s certain rhythmic patterns There will be students’ interaction through clapping, vocalization and movement throughout the performance. *Digital mode for this programme will be conducted via ZOOM video conferencing platform.

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