Very basic facts on 'yiri' - by koko from 'burkina faso - balafons et tambours d' afrique' set work 12 for gcse music edexcel from area of study 4 - world. The music you study for your gcse is most likely to be from sub-saharan africa where music is an important part of traditional life one of the most well-known instruments is the kora - a long-necked african harp with many strings the kora is often listen to the melodic lines used in yiri recorded by koko notice the. My challenge grade for gcse music is there is no formal structure to this movement it's based on different combinations of the koko: 'yiri' (aos 4) listen to the performance of 'yiri' by koko relevant musical vocabulary including : ostinato, improvisation, cross-rhythm, polyrhythm, syncopation, master drummer,. Gcse music analysis of yiri by koko 22 months ago all you need to know, in detail, about koko's 'yiri,' for edexcel's music gcse gcse music analysis - rag desh - performed by steve gorn and benjy wertheimer 2 music theory. Gcse music topics including elements of music, music appreciation, classical orchestral music, music for dance, contemporary music and world music. Analysis are: melody metre and rhythm harmony and tonality music technology dynamics texture structure instrumentation the works drawn upon are of a comparable level with the new gcse specification until further materials have listening to koko's yiri (page 1 and 2) to identify the concept of through composed.
Instruments/ensembles/types of instrument balafon—similar to a xylophone ( there are two—the second is common features of african music: • repetition/ ostinato • improvisation • cyclic structures the group koko are from burkino faso in west africa—the leader sings and plays the balafon african drums were. Revision video for edexcel gcse music area of study 4: world music set work 12: koko 'yiri. A secondary school revision resource for gcse music about world music and the music of africa.
All you need to know, in detail, about koko's 'yiri,' for edexcel's music gcse. Music gcse in year 10, students have the option of studying music for gsce the edexcel exam board syllabus, specification 1426, is followed focusing on 12 set buckley – 'grace' moby – 'why does my heart feel so bad' world music capercaillie – 'skye waulking song' anoushka shankar - 'raagdesh' koko – ' yiri.
Here you will find useful information on revising for your gcse music mock exam and real exam your mock exam is on thursday 12th december, at 11am make sure you arrive in school with plenty of time to spare click here to access a playlist of all the set works:. O name of piece o tempo o time signature/ rhythm o instruments/ timbre o structure o melody o tonality o harmony o dynamics o type of piece o texture o date it koko-yiri key facts about the piece the texture: starts off monophonic with only the balaphone's playing when the 2nd balaphone enters the texture. Instruments are selected according to nature/mood of the music instrumental music has more complex tuning and is capable of playing more demanding rhythms and melodies lots of overlapping of melodies to create polyphonic textures families of instruments membranophones - with a skin or membrane, like a drum.
However, of course, as professional musicians our practitioners can also work with a piece of your choosing for example an adaptation of yiri by koko drumming your workshop will bring the cultural context of the music to life and enable your students to be hands on with authentic professional grade instruments. Music pure art form: freedom from physical restrictions of space applied to other arts responsibility of the listener: we have only the moment to capture yiri by koko instruments madou kone:vocals, balaphone, flute sydou traore: vocals, balaphone jacouba kone: djembe francois naba: vocals, tam-tam, dundun, music. Gcse music candidates follow the edexcel specification (download here) which caters for a wide range of musical abilities a/a compositions / arrangements will show the ability to develop and refine initial ideas, to build a substantial musical structure and to compose effectively for the african music: koko - yiri. Two well-known melodic instruments are the balafon and the mbira (thumb piano ) which is also known as the kalimba the balafon is a west african xylophone - it is a pitched percussion instrument with bars made from logs or bamboo the thumb piano is so-named because the thumbs play a series of wooden or metal.
12: 'yiri' by koko set work revision summary notes for the edexcel gcse music examination set work 1: and the glory of the lord from handel's 'messiah ' what you need to know about each piece clearly explained short, clear and concise revision summary notes be confident in answering questions on the set. Those are the four that i like, then there are a few like why does my heart feel so bad and koko yiri that are okay and i don't really mind 2 i know it's nothing in comparison to what a levels will be like, but graphics and music together make up about 40% of my gcse work, and that's just too much for being two optional.
8 p42183a0816 area of study 4 koko: yiri 7 listen to the following extract from yiri, which will be played twice (a) describe the music by completing the box below (4) at the very beginning after the second balophon joins in texture pulse / tempo (b) complete the rhythm and pitch of the drum part. Music gcse brief gcse course outlineperformancecomposition task 1 composition assessmentexam & revisionthe essay and model answersessay bullet points koko comment on how koko use the following musical elements in yiri: rhythm instruments structure vocal parts texture remember to use correct. 'yiri' by koko analysis – african music – anthology of music several common elements can be identified in the different types of african music, ranging from the drumming to the singing and instrumental pieces these elements are also heard throughout yiri repetition – the restatement of a section of music this might just.