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Che Kooley – a call and response song from West Africa LO: To work out an write Che Kooley BLP: Collaboration
Singing together Che che Kooley Che che koffee sa Koffee slanga Kakashe langa Koom ma den day Hands on your head Hands on your shoulders Hands on your waist Hands on your knees Hands on your ankles • Sing the song with your teacher • What do you notice about the song? • Now try keeping a steady beat • How many beats in a bar? • Can you sing the song keeping the steady beat on your head, shoulders, waist and ankles? • How many different notes are used?
Working out a rhythm Say the first line together. What is the rhythm pattern? Can you work out the rest together? Che che Kooley Che che koffee sa Koffee slanga Kakashe langa Koom ma den day -
Working out the tune (pitch) With your partner and your chime bars work out the different notes that make up the song. Write the notes underneath the rhythm pattern. Che che Kooley Che che koffee sa Koffee slanga Kakashe langa Koom ma den day
Notating your song on manuscript paper – use the notes and rhythm you worked out with your partner Che che Ko - ffee Koom ma Kooley s - lang - a den day Che che koffee sa Ka – ka - she lang - a E D G
Can you write your own call and response song? Work with your partner to write your own call and response song. Use 3 chime bars – D, E and A Begin and end your piece on E Use the same words as before but change the tune. Challenge! Can you write out your new song on manuscript paper?