Learning and Creating Musical Rhythms

posted May 25, 2015, 5:20 PM by Patrick Johnson

Today students learned about the different types and lengths of notes. Students learned about
  • whole notes
  • half notes
  • quarter notes
  • eighth notes

Students also learned to clap out rhythms using these notes. We used the app Rhythm Cat on the iPad as a fun way to clap out rhythms.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/rhythm-cat-learn-to-read-music/id488167475?mt=8

Finally I introduced students to a music generating web based app called Incredibox. Incredibox is essentially a rhythm machine where students can create their own songs by adding different musical loops.

http://www.incredibox.com/v1/


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