Drumming for Tap

Volume 1
Mother Goose

by June Olsson

coordinated to Karen Buchheim's
Mother Goose Tapped!!   - Simple rhythms for Tap Dance

includes a booklet of rhymes and musical information

The Mother Goose Rhymes are used as a tool to create tap patterns
The CD tracks are coordinated so the patterns can be practiced several times and in varying tempi.
Tracks can be used for other combinations also ...
NOT ONLY FOR KIDS!!!

Track

Title

Tempo-mm  

Meter

Phrase

Reps of the pattern

Time

Other

1

Baa Baa Black Sheep

120

Duple

88

8

2:14

Short stop time:  sheep baas

2

Hickety Pickety

100

Duple

888

4

2:00

12 measures in a phrase: stop time

3

Hickety Pickety

120

Duple

888

4

1:42

12 measures in a phrase / with triplets: stop time

4

Little Miss Muffet

170

3/4

88

4

1:11

rhythm can alternate with Tom Tom the Piper's Son

5

Sing a Song of Six Pence

50

6/8

88

4

1:30

Can use a tap patter in duple or triple: with bird sounds

6

Fe! Fi! Fo! Fum!

95

6/8

88

8

1:28

Instruments drop out but beat continues

7

Bobby Shafto

120

Duple

88

8

2:14

Can tap  rhyme pattern slow 8 times or double time

8

To Market To Market

170

Triple feel

88

8

1:27

Stop Time

9

Polly Put the Kettle On

100

Duple

8888

4

1:22

Can use for step time

10

Pussy Cat Pussy Cat

50

6/8

88

8

1:23

Meows

11

One Two Buckle My Shoe

110

Duple

884

8

1:34

10 measures in phrase

12

Hey Diddle Diddle

100

Triple Feel

88

9

1:32

No Stop time

13

Star Light Starbright

120

Duple

88

16

2:12

8 reps if slow pattern 16 if fast

14

Simple Simon Samba

110

Duple

8888

4

1:20

Short stop times: can use for improvisation

15

Hickory Dickory Dock

50

6/8

88

10

1:36

Clock strikes 1: stop time: can use for improvisation

16

Diddle Diddle Dumpling

120

Duple

8888

8

2:14

Stop time: Slow count: good for 88 patterns

17

Georgie Porgie

120

Duple

88

8

2:14

Rhyme tapped slow then fast: triplets: stop time at end...

18

London Bridge

120

Duple

8888

8

2:12

Stop time

19

Peter Piper mm100

100

Duple

6666

4

1:06

No Stop time

20

Peter Piper mm120

120

Duple

6666

8

1:41

Long stop time near end...

21

Old King Cole

110

Duple

8888

16

2:26

Stop time near end / good for 88 patterns

22

Twinkle Twinkle

120

Duple

88 & 888

9

1:59

Phrases alternate. "stars" not always in same place or use stanza pattern of 322/322/322/32

23

Five Four Rhythm

125

5/4

8

8

1:24

No rhyme association

24

Old Mother Hubbard

120

Duple

88

8

1:39

Stop time: Dog Barks

 

Excerpts of Drumming for Tap - Volume 1 - Mother Goose are in MP3 format.

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 1 - Baa Baa Black Sheep
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 2 - Hickety Pickety

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 4 - Little Miss Muffet

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 5 - Sing a Song of Six Pence

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 6 - Fe! Fi! Fo! Fum!
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 7 - Bobby Shafto

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 8 - To Market To Market

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 9 - Polly Put the Kettle On

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 10 - Pussy Cat Pussy Cat
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 11 - One Two Buckle My Shoe

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 12 - Hey Diddle Diddle

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 13 - Star Light Starbright

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 14 - Simple Simon Samba
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 15 - Hickory Dickory Dock

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 16 - Diddle Diddle Dumpling

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 17 -  Georgie Porgie

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 18 - London Bridge
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 20 - Peter Piper mm120

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 21 - Old King Cole

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 22 - Twinkle Twinkle
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 23 - Five Four Rhythm

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 24 - Old Mother Hubbard

Drumming for Tap - Volume 1 - Mother Goose CD is $19.95


See June Olsson's Other CDs:

Ballet Class:  5 Ballet Barre & Centre CDs:
Beginners Level 1
, Beginners Level II, Intermediate, Intermediate II & Pointe and Advanced

Sheet Music Books:  
Piano Music for Ballet Class Vol 1 - Ballet Barre & Center Beginners Level I
,
Piano Music for Ballet Class Vol 2 - Ballet Barre & Center Beginners Level II,

Piano Music for Ballet Class Vol 3 - Ballet Barre & Center Intermediate
,
Piano Music for Ballet Class Vol 4 - Ballet Barre & Center Intermediate II & Pointe,

Piano Music for Ballet Class Vol 5 - Ballet Barre & Center Advanced

Modern Dance: Dance Phrases, Dance Phrases II - Variations, Dance Phrases Single Cds

Tap Dance:  Drumming for Tap - Volume 1 Mother Goose - all Level Tap CD

Other CDs:  Fast Dragon, In the Land of the Adagahi, Sleep & Dream

 





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