We used artist Piet Mondian's most famous piece, "Composition with Large Red Plane, Yellow Black, Grey and Blue" to inspire us to improvise rhythmic phrases. We chose a route, imaging a journey around the painting, and tried to read the image as though it was telling us how to play a rhythm. We then wrote our own rhythms using musical notation, rehearsed and performed them to the rest of the class.
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