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MUSIC LEARNING MODULES 15-16: Bamboo Instruments of Mindanao I II III IV TARGET GRADE LEVEL: Grade 7 MODULES 11-12: Bamboo Instruments of Mindanao

TIME ALLOTMENT: 2 Hours OVERVIEW OF THE MODULE

The module is about selected bamboo instruments from Mindanao. The analysis of the music is done with an emphasis on instrument construction, function, and playing techniques. An application of the lesson involves playing improvisations on available bamboo instruments with appropriate expression, tone and style that is reflective of the function of the music. V
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PERFORMANCE STANDARD Analyzes musical elements and processes of Philippine music. Correlates Philippine music to Philippine culture. Performs examples of Philippine music, alone and with others, in appropriate tone, pitch, rhythm, expression and style. COMPETENCIES/OBJECTIVES Analyzes an example of Philippine folk music from Mindanao and describe how the musical elements are used. Explains the distinguishing characteristics of representative Philippine folk music from Mindanao in relation to history and culture of the area. Analyzes the relationship of functions of Philippine music from Mindanao to the lives of the people. Improvises simple rhythmic accompaniments to selected Philippine folk music from Mindanao. Evaluates music and music performances applying knowledge of musical elements and style. CONTENT/TOPIC : Bamboo Instruments of Mindanao Bamboo Instruments of Mindanao: Idiophones, Aerophones, Chordophones Cultural Context (History and Traditions): Abundance of Bamboo as Material, Spiritual Connection of Bamboo Social Functions: Music for Ritual, Entertainment, Personal Expression Performance Styles / Techniques: Interlock, Drone and Melody, Damp and Ringing Sounds

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htm http://www.nl/Instruments/Classification. Philippine National Report on Bamboo and Rattan: Introduction http://www.kipas. Have you ever played one of these instruments? According to Philippine legends.tu-berlin.youtube. 2008).com/watch?v=5ObQqGCPuv4&feature=related http://www. can you think of other uses for bamboo in music? TABLE OF BAMBOO INSTRUMENTS: Look at the Kipas Gallery of Philippine Instruments (http://www.com/watch?v=grYCWYNrG_0&feature=relmfu IX ACTIVITIES AN INTRODUCTION TO BAMBOO: Read the introduction of Rivera’s Report on Philippine Bamboo and Rattan.html Hans Brandeis Videos on Lumad http://user.de/~brandeis/Videos_MindanaoTboli. Merlyn N.ph/filer/toledo-cebu/PHILIPPINE-BAMBOO-INSTRUMENTS.Aside from the products she mentioned.taravision. the first man and woman were borne out of bamboo.cs. Jose (1998). Bamboo is not only abundant in our country. 101-113.htm Recordings / Videos: Hans Brandeis Viedoes on T’boli http://user. http://philippinesheritage.cs.nl/Instruments/Classification.de/~brandeis/Videos_MindanaoLumad. Many bamboo instruments were made for this purpose while some bamboo instruments were also used for . Rivera.inbar.kipas.pdf Maceda.htm). Corazon (2008). See the different bamboo instruments of the Philippines.tu-berlin.org/tboli_culture. Gongs and Bamboo. Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press.htm Table of Instruments in the Philippines: http://www.youtube. Philippine Bamboo Instruments in Humanities Diliman (January-December 2008) 5:1-2. it is also considered among early Filipinos as a spiritual connection from our physical world to the spiritual world (Santos.int/documents/country%20report/Philippine.html T’boli Culture Video Parts 1 and 2: http://www.VIII RESOURCES Readings and Resources: Dioquino.

entertainment and personal expression. What was the function of the music? How were the bamboo instruments played? READING: Read the article by Dioquino on Philippine Bamboo Instruments. Fill up the important information regarding the concept map below. .wordpress. Different manners of playing bamboo instruments include blowing (aerophones). Sociohistorical Context Musical Types Bamboo Instruments of Mindanao Performance Techniques Musical Context APPLICATION: In groups of five per group. and plucking (chordophes) (Dioquino. Present your instrument in class by reporting on its specifications. Gabbang Agung a Tamlang (Slit Drum) Tumpong (flute) Sludoy (Bamboo zither) (Pictures 1-3 from www. idiophones or chordophones. make your own bamboo instrument/s using the templates on aerophones. Picture 4 from museomusiko. 2008). shaking or hitting (idiophones).wikipedia. manner of playing and perform one improvisation.org .com) GUIDED VIEWING: View examples of bamboo instruments from the website of Hans Brandeis or the videos on T’boli culture.

with some nuances in style as suggested by the score/teacher. Decorated but messy. accurate rhythm and secure pitch with isolated errors. The creativity of Filipinos is shown in how bamboo is used and adapted to suit the Filipino’s musical life. with creative nuances to style in response to music score. accurate rhythm and secure pitch. accurate and consistent phrasing. accurate dynamics. erratic rhythm. discernible dynamics.  Proficient: Focused. these are all unified by the spiritual and personal functions of the music. some repeated errors in rhythm and pitch. inconsistent phrasing. Neat. dynamics and shows insensitivity to style and context  Developing: Focused tone but inconsistent in extreme range. Neat but Fragile. Sound quality is Resonant and Varied  Proficient: Appropriate and creatively modified materials. Sound quality lacks resonance  Developing: Most materials appropriate. Decorated. clear tone all throughout. Messy and Incomplete materials. consistent phrasing. some nuances in style as suggested by the score/teacher.X ASSESSMENT Rubrics for Performance  Basic –Unfocused tone. While variations of bamboo instruments exist per ethnic group. . Sound Quality is Resonant and Varied XI SYNTHESIS The bamboo instruments of Mindanao show how music and the environment interact in the Filipino way of life. unstable pitch. Rubrics for Designing Bamboo Instruments  Basic: Inappropriate. consistent and sensitive phrasing and obvious dynamics. Neat and Durable.  Approaching Proficiency: Focused and clear tone in normal range. Decorated within the context of the instrument. Sound quality is slightly resonant  Approaching Proficiency: Appropriate materials.

rhythm. V    PERFORMANCE STANDARD Analyzes musical elements and processes of Philippine music. Evaluates music and music performances applying knowledge of musical elements and style. pitch. Aerophones. Chordophones Cultural Context (History and Traditions): Abundance of Bamboo as Material. Personal Expression Performance Styles / Techniques: Interlock. Performs examples of Philippine music. Correlates Philippine music to Philippine culture. tone and style that is reflective of the function of the music. The analysis of the music is done with an emphasis on instrument construction. Improvises simple rhythmic accompaniments to selected Philippine folk music from Mindanao. and playing techniques. Explains the distinguishing characteristics of representative Philippine folk music from Mindanao in relation to history and culture of the area. function. Analyzes the relationship of functions of Philippine music from Mindanao to the lives of the people. CONTENT/TOPIC : Bamboo Instruments of Mindanao Bamboo Instruments of Mindanao: Idiophones. Damp and Ringing Sounds VI      VII      .MUSIC LEARNING MODULES 15-16: Bamboo Instruments of Mindanao I II III IV TARGET GRADE LEVEL: Grade 7 MODULES 11-12: Bamboo Instruments of Mindanao TIME ALLOTMENT: 2 Hours OVERVIEW OF THE MODULE The module is about selected bamboo instruments from Mindanao. expression and style. Entertainment. in appropriate tone. Spiritual Connection of Bamboo Social Functions: Music for Ritual. Drone and Melody. An application of the lesson involves playing improvisations on available bamboo instruments with appropriate expression. COMPETENCIES/OBJECTIVES Analyzes an example of Philippine folk music from Mindanao and describe how the musical elements are used. alone and with others.

Give feedback on the construction as well as their improvisations. . 7. Culminate the lesson by asking the groups to perform their improvisations on their own bamboo instruments. Remind the students of the rubrics for performance. 5. 4. Ask the students what other uses bamboo has in music.a. Read the introduction by Merlyn Rivera on A Report on Philippine Bamboo and Rattan. Watch video examples of bamboo instruments. 2. Group the students into five per group and read the article on Philippine Bamboo Instruments by Dioquino. View the table of bamboo instruments from the Kipas website. Explain the rubrics for making instruments. As a group. CONCEPT MAP •Abundance of Bamboo •Spiritual Connection Sociohistorical Context Musical Types •Aerophones •Idiophones •Chordophones Boat Lutes of Mindanao Performance Techniques Musical Context •Interlock •Drone and Melody •Damp and Ringing Sounds •Ritual •Entertainment •Personal Expression b. their manner of playing. 3. complete the concept map using information and insights understood from the readings. ACTIVITIES & STEPS/ PROCEDURE 1. Have the students make their own bamboo instruments with the article as a guide. 6. Ask the students if they have ever played some of the bamboo instruments and for what purpose. Analyze the music in terms of instrument construction. Introduce the background of bamboo instruments as spiritual connection to the spirit world and the different types of bamboo instruments. 8. Go around as the students make their own bamboo instruments. Discuss their answers. function and playing techniques. Have the students report the process and specifications of their own bamboo instrument.

Philippine Bamboo Instruments in Humanities Diliman (January-December 2008) 5:1-2. Sound Quality is Resonant and Varied IX VIII RESOURCES: READING & LISTENING MATERIALS – REFERENCES/LINKS IN WEBSITE RESOURCES Readings and Resources: Dioquino. Neat but Fragile. Decorated but messy. unstable pitch. inconsistent phrasing. 101-113. with some nuances in style as suggested by the score/teacher.ph/filer/toledo-cebu/PHILIPPINE-BAMBOO-INSTRUMENTS. Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press. accurate rhythm and secure pitch. Messy and Incomplete materials.int/documents/country%20report/Philippine.htm Table of Instruments in the Philippines: http://www. erratic rhythm. Merlyn N. some nuances in style as suggested by the score/teacher. Rivera. Decorated. Neat and Durable. Sound quality is Resonant and Varied  Proficient: Appropriate and creatively modified materials. consistent and sensitive phrasing and obvious dynamics.inbar. Philippine National Report on Bamboo and Rattan: Introduction http://www. dynamics and shows insensitivity to style and context  Developing: Focused tone but inconsistent in extreme range. accurate dynamics.nl/Instruments/Classification. some repeated errors in rhythm and pitch. Decorated within the context of the instrument. http://philippinesheritage.  Proficient: Focused.kipas.  Approaching Proficiency: Focused and clear tone in normal range. with creative nuances to style in response to music score. accurate rhythm and secure pitch with isolated errors. accurate and consistent phrasing. Sound quality is slightly resonant  Approaching Proficiency: Appropriate materials.htm Recordings / Videos: . Sound quality lacks resonance  Developing: Most materials appropriate. Jose (1998).VIII SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT – Rubrics for Performance  Basic –Unfocused tone. Rubrics for Designing Bamboo Instruments  Basic: Inappropriate. Gongs and Bamboo. Neat. consistent phrasing. discernible dynamics.pdf Maceda. Corazon (2008). clear tone all throughout.

Serongagandi (Zither) .html Hans Brandeis Videos on Lumad http://user.com/watch?v=5ObQqGCPuv4&feature=related http://www.taravision.Hans Brandeis Viedoes on T’boli http://user.tu-berlin.com/watch?v=grYCWYNrG_0&feature=relmfu X GLOSSARY OF MUSIC TERMS & SYMBOLS Aerophones – Tumpong (Flute) Idiophones – Gabbang (Xylophone).htm http://www.de/~brandeis/Videos_MindanaoLumad.de/~brandeis/Videos_MindanaoTboli. Kubing (Jew’s Harp) Chordophones – Sludoy/Sludai/Tanko/Togo (Zither).org/tboli_culture.tu-berlin.cs. Tagutok (Scraper).html T’boli Culture Video Parts 1 and 2: http://www.cs.youtube. Agung A Tamlang (Slit Drum).youtube.