In this lesson you will learn how to make a 16-beat pattern using three sounds including the classic handclap sound.
This is the symbol for a handclap:
And when a handclap is used in a beat pattern is has a square icon.
Click on the square handclap icon to hear the Classic Handclap sound.
A 16-beat pattern has 16 sounds in a row.
Listen to this basic 16-beat pattern. It has two bars (or measures) of 16-beats:
The pattern uses the Classic Kick and Closed Hi-hat you learned in Lesson 1 and the Classic Handclap you learned in this lesson.
Here is the pattern. Click on the icons to play the sounds:
By using the Classic Handclap, the beatboxer is able to take in a breath and make a sound at the same time. It is possible to keep beatboxing this pattern without ever running out of breath.
Watch this video to learn the 16-beat pattern:
When you are ready, click on the QUIZ button to take the Lesson 1 Roundup Quiz.
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