PERFORMANCE TASK - “DOO WOP STYLE”

TASK:    Sing a song in Doo Wop style using given lyrics and chord progression    

  1. Using the people in your groups, you must have 3 part harmony and a melody     line.
  2. In the “doo wop” style, use the following chord progression: I - vi - IV - V

    The History of Doo Wop: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doo-wop

    Watch this video (for extra help): https://vimeo.com/37741799

You’ll want to assign one note per part of the chords that you use. Pick your key and find out what the I, vi, IV and V chords are of that key. 

3. Using the lyrics given to you, see how far you can get within 25 minutes to come up with a song.

4. Practice and perform!

EVALUATION

Requirements:    Doo Wop style, Using the provided lyrics, I vi IV V chords, 3 part harmony
 

MARKS        Doo Wop Style:    5 marks

Chords:        5 marks

Harmony:        5 marks

SAMPLE DO WAP STYLE SONGS

Come and Go With Me (The Del Vikings)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aoa1utrZnz0 (original)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Weo1abciQ9M (with a Barbershop twist)

In The Still Of The Night (The Five Satins)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRb1-SAAIzs

Lollipop (The Chordettes)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-DuC0tE7V4

Mr. Sandman (The Chordettes)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8V-E9cLfMT8&feature=related

TUTORIAL VIDEO

Here is a video for you to watch. It should help you visually understand how you are going to approach this task. Have fun!