Whacked on Music: Learning Fundamentals with Boomwhackers and Other Instruments by Scott Steelman.
64 pages, 12 songs. Go back to basics with this whacky collection that reinforces musical concepts in a creative and fun way! Students will learn steady beat, letter names of notes, solfege symbols, simple rhythms, ensemble playing, musical styles, and instruments of the orchestra. Easy-to-follow teaching instructions and reproducible singer and instrument parts are included.
Cleverly arranged for voices, Boomwhackers and other classroom instruments, this collection of 12 original songs is great for lighter programs or general music time and may be performed with piano arrangements or the accompaniment CD. All of the songs use the C Major Diatonic set of Boomwhackers (available as Empire item BWD-8).
Whacked on Music; High C - Low C; Apples are Red; Jitterbug Beat; Golly G; In the Pocket; Short Story; Music Day and Night; Old McWhacker; Lollipop Rock; Cha-Cha Dance; Join the Band
The professionally produced CD includes both vocal and instrumental only tracks for each song. Book/CD Pack (with reproducible singer/instrument parts).