Tag Archives: home-made instruments

Issue 97: The Junk Samba Kit

Last summer I amused myself by creating a junk samba kit. I had bought a 15-player kit, but they are pretty expensive, so if I was going to teach a whole class samba I needed more instruments but at less … Continue reading

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Issue 57: make-your-own-instrument time

Persil are running an advertising campaign called “Get Messy”, including “get messy with music”. Their website has instructions for making your own musical instruments. At first sight they are the usual drums, hosepipe trumpets and rubber band guitars. However the pictures are lively and … Continue reading

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Issue 25: Mardi Gras – 21st February

In many countries “Pancake Day” is known as Mardi Gras; literally “Fat Tuesday”. It is the day before the period of fasting before Easter, called Lent. The idea is to use up all your meat, fat and eggs, which are … Continue reading

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