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The Ancient Egyptians were very fond of their music and pictures of their music making as well as some of their instruments have been preserved for thousands of years for us now to see!

 

You will see from the pictures that the Ancient Egyptians had many different types of instruments including a flute or recorder like instrument that was usually made out of reeds found by the river. Time to dust off your recorder and see what you can remember to play!

Ancient Egyptian Music

A basic reminder of how to hold and play the recorder

How to hold the recorder, and how to play the notes B, A, and G.

Hot Cross Buns

Uses notes BAG

Gently Sleep (Suo Gan)

Uses notes BAG

A challenge: Baby Shark

Only 4 notes - high C, B A and G.

How to play high C (reminder)

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