Flying Man in a step-by-step progression following the same Orff-Shulwerk Principles. The unit takes several weeks to work through. Progress at a pace that the class is comfortable with.
The activities work with Movement, Body percussion, Speech, Singing, and Instruments (untuned and tuned percussion involving Rhythm, Melody, Ostinato, Bordun and/or Canon.
The unit concludes with suggestions for drawing on the exploration and creative work done by the students to create a performance.
Techniques used within each of the activities are: Imitation, Exploration, Improvisation/creating
Tamara and Mark lead us to a world of musical imagination.
For those who have never worked with the Orff approach, the publication provides encouraging starting points. And for those who know about the Orff way to music education, there are plenty of ideas, and pedagogical signposts.