Wednesday Percussion Ensemble performance - ONE CLIP


1)
'Xylatin' by Paul Jebe (Contains the 'Clave' rhythm - read below!)
Click here to download this file

Piece used with kind permission of pubilsher - www.rowloff.com

This piece uses the following standard percussion instruments to create a more sophisticated piece with a 'Latin' flavour:
Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Snare Drum, Guiro, Claves, 3 Timpani, Cowbell, Bass Drum, Large Tom-tom, Samba Whistle, Ride Cymbal, Suspended Cymbal, Wood Block, Hi Hat

Web link to 'Xylatin' audio at the publishers website:
www.rowloff.com/search/description.html?item=94CS4


CLAVE...
A dominant rhythmic pattern in many latin & african pieces - read more about the 'Clave' at this Wikipedia page:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clave_(rhythm)

See if your class can clap the 'Clave' rhythm used in the piece!
Here's a YouTube clip to help:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAg-3MsZQu0

(Notation for this rhythm is given in 2/2 at the top of the Wikipedia page)

Many pop, rock & blues tunes use the 'Clave' rhythm as an accompaniment - it's often referred to as the 'Bo Dididly' rhythm in those styles, as this YouTube clip demonstrates:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbLfyVwug80