The New 76ers - Handout

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The New 76ers Across 2. A prominent melody or group of notes in a musical composition 3. to make louder 7. Music of black American folk origin, developed in the Southeastern United States toward the end of the 19th century 8. Musical instrument with a drum-like body, a long neck, and usually four or five strings Down 1. A kind of country music influenced by jazz and blues, played on unamplified stringed instruments such as a banjo, fiddle, or guitar 4. Sequence of single notes that is musically satisfying 5. The traditional music of the people in a country or region such as the Southeastern United States 6. Music of black American origin emerging at the beginning of the 20th century. Brass and woodwind instruments as well as piano are associated with this type of music.

Word Bank Amplify Banjo Bluegrass Blues Folk Jazz Melody Theme

Post-Concert Questions for Students Pick your favorite question and write the answer below Question #1: Which instruments played by members of The New 76ers were you most familiar with before the concert? Which instruments were introduced to you for the first time in the concert? Name your favorite instrument and explain why it is your favorite. Question #2: The New 76ers talked about and played protest songs. Name a current song that you like that you think is considered a protest song. Explain why you think it is a protest song. Question #3: What type of music do you listen to on the radio or music video channels do you watch? How is that music different from or similar to the kind of music played by The New 76ers? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Rhyme Time Cello

Write a four-line verse using the AABB or ABAB rhyming structure that can be used as the chorus for your own personal song. Use your favorite hobbies and memories as inspiration.


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Mandolin Down 1. Bluegrass 4. Melody 5. Folk 6. Jazz

Crossword Puzzle Key

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Across 1. Theme 3. Amplify 7. Blues 8. Banjo

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