PERFORMANCE TASK - “DOO WOP STYLE”
TASK: Sing a song in Doo Wop style using given lyrics and chord progression
- Using the people in your groups, you must have 3 part harmony and a melody line.
- 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!
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=Weo1abciQ9M (with a Barbershop twist)
In The Still Of The Night (The Five Satins)
Lollipop (The Chordettes)
Mr. Sandman (The Chordettes)
Here is a video for you to watch. It should help you visually understand how you are going to approach this task. Have fun!