UNIT 4 TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC

PART 1A DANCE TO THE MUSIC

BREAKDANCE – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNxQQUAIGeI

SAMBA – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34vrzq0yizQ

BALLET – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNBYWTC2S2U

HAKA – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gia4o6uRPzQ

BHARATANATYAM – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seYkBL2dzaU

BELLY DANCING – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2BPZcROWOI

DISCO DANCING – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUID0jSh2Ic

GANGNAM – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIQToVqDMb8

TANGO – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ic4PQ-tnwJw

COSSACK – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhtfiKl4VWg

FLAMENCO – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqxJMCQxb_Q

CANCAN – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BE13dAMwGuk

 

PART 1B ii. WORLD INSTRUMENTS

iii. Listen to the audio extract below and fill in the grid in the book. You will hear each instrument twice.

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PART 2B IRISH INSTRUMENTS

i. Listen to the audio extract below and fill in the grid in the book. You will hear each instrument twice.


USEFUL ONLINE RESOURCES FOR UNIT 4

PART 1A WORLD INSTRUMENTS

http://www.asza.com/ihm.shtml

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_instruments_(music)

PART 2A IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC

Example of Ceili music:

Example of Sean-nós Singing:

Example of ‘Seisiún’ Music:

PART 2B IRISH INSTRUMENTS

http://www.ceolas.org/instruments/

http://www.ireland.com/en-gb/blog/history-and-heritage/traditional-irish-instruments/

PART 3 WHISKEY IN THE JAR

Dubliners Version: 

Thin Lizzy Version: 

Metallica Version:

Grateful Dead Version:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amLungGziP0

PART 4 IRISH DANCING

IRISH DANCING

iv. BASIC STEPS

v. WALLS OF LIMERICK

vi. RIVERDANCE

 

PART 5 AND FINALLY…

ii. Listen to some instrumental Irish music. Close your eyes and imagine the music is the soundtrack to a scene from a film.

Some suggested pieces of music:

Clannad – Harry’s Game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KpNzalFKPo

Irish Dancing Music – 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhvXfUxRkIg