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Body Building is a really fun and entertaining piece written for 3+ players. Players sit in chairs and use their hands to drum on different parts of the body according to the legend at the top of the music.


Music includes: foot stomps, leg & belly hits, clapping, snapping, the wave + other visuals.


3 Variations Included:

1) Fills written.  Students play "fills" as written.
2) Rhythms given.  Students build their own "fills" using the rhythms given.
3) Blank fills.  Students write their own "fills" from scratch or choose from fills chosen as class favorites.


Additional Composing Game Ideas:

• All students play the 3-measure "groove," then each student in the class takes a turn performing their favorite fill they composed solo.
• Each student composes 3 fills using the rhythms given or from scratch. Narrow down the "class favorite" fills however you wish.  Then, all students write in the 3 fills the class will use together for performance.

Body Building | A Body Percussion Piece


    Level: Easy
    Players: 3-30
    Length: 0:36 - 3:00
    Instrumentation:  feet, legs, bellies, hands


    File Type: PDF


    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ JoAnn B.

    "Thank you for such a creative way to reinforce rhythms and to facilitate collaboration and creativity in my classes. My students have been engaged in the group project part of this as they work together and then share with the rest of the class - this is what education is about - not bubble tests! Thank you for sharing!"it went really well!  I'm so grateful.  This program is definitely fun and well-planned out for people like me who are lacking in percussion expertise."


    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kayla L.
    "Thank you for this awesome resource!"


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