Lesson 4: Composing a break

In their instrumental groups, pupils compose a verse or ‘break’ which will form part of the performance in the final lesson

Learning Objectives

  • Playing in time

  • Holding my own part

  • Playing a syncopated rhythm

  • Composing a simple break

Teacher Video: Composing a break


Samba Rhythms 2
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