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Beat-boxers imitate the sounds of musical instruments using their mouth, lips and voice to create beat, rhythms and melodies. Beardyman performs to and inspires a group of young musicians. For 12-year-old Lloyd from Wales, his dreams come true when he has a tutorial with Beardyman.
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5 October 2010

Classroom Ideas

Children could explore sounds that they can produce using their voices. Can they find sounds that could represent different percussion instruments? In groups, they could try beat boxing but with each individual concentrating on one sound. As they become more confident they can attempt to put more sounds together to become a drum kit.

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