How can a drum pattern communicate a musical style?

In this lesson, we will learn how and why the band set-up has changed since the 1950s. We will explore how to create our own band set-up on a DAW and learn how to create an appropriate drum beat for our 'bands'.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is this note and how long is it?

1/5

Q2.What is this note and how long is it?

2/5

Q3.What are the three most important parts of the drum kit?

3/5

Q4.How are trap beats characterised?

4/5

Q5.What is house music also known as?

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is this note and how long is it?

1/5

Q2.What is this note and how long is it?

2/5

Q3.What are the three most important parts of the drum kit?

3/5

Q4.How are trap beats characterised?

4/5

Q5.What is house music also known as?

5/5

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Quiz:

How can a drum pattern communicate a musical style?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is this note and how long is it?

1/10

Q2.What is this rest and how long is it?

2/10

Q3.What is this rest and how long is it?

3/10

Q4.What are the 4 parts in a typical 4-piece band?

4/10

Q5.What instrument sometimes replaced one of the guitars in later line ups?

5/10

Q6.Where did rock music come from?

6/10

Q7.How did band line ups evolve in the 1990s-2000s?

7/10

Q8.Which rock band is regarded as the most influential of all time?

8/10

Q9.Which band is one of the most well known glam rock bands?

9/10

Q10.What are the three most important parts of a drum kit?

10/10

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How can a drum pattern communicate a musical style?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is this note and how long is it?

1/10

Q2.What is this rest and how long is it?

2/10

Q3.What is this rest and how long is it?

3/10

Q4.What are the 4 parts in a typical 4-piece band?

4/10

Q5.What instrument sometimes replaced one of the guitars in later line ups?

5/10

Q6.Where did rock music come from?

6/10

Q7.How did band line ups evolve in the 1990s-2000s?

7/10

Q8.Which rock band is regarded as the most influential of all time?

8/10

Q9.Which band is one of the most well known glam rock bands?

9/10

Q10.What are the three most important parts of a drum kit?

10/10

Lesson summary: How can a drum pattern communicate a musical style?

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