Year 4 Music: The Drum Machine

Notice how a clef is absent in this set of music? For most of us, most the location of a note on a staff line represents a pitch. However, this is not the case for drum set players. Look at the pattern above, can you guess how it sounds like by looking at the notation below as reference?

Of course, the pattern above is the most basic one. You may click HERE to see and listen to the many different loops that accompany different styles of music.

Now, shall we create our own loop by using the DRUM MACHINE?