“You know there’s rhythm all around us: The waves breaking rhythm, people walking rhythm, people breathing rhythm, too. People working rhythm! The whole world is made up of rhythm.”
A percussionist playing the steel drum walks with two kids on the beach, before taking off into the city, nature, and a few construction areas to match the rhythms they hear: A horse trotting, a dog barking, hammers hammering, wheels clackety clacking, and more.
Let’s Go Play to the Rhythm of the World was included in Sesame Street‘s 32nd episode ever, which aired on December 23, 1969. The MonsterpieceTheatre YouTube channel uploaded the full version.
Watch these related videos next on TKSST:
• Drum from a barrel
• The map of notes on a steel pan drum
• Mad Painter paints numbers 2-11
• The Lost Wheel and “Hey, let’s make a road!” Sesame Street films by Joost Van Rees
Plus, FOLI: There is no movement without rhythm.
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