Music Notation: Note & Rest Durations

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Commonly-used note and rest durations for your information…

Whole, Half, Quarter, Eight, Sixteenth Notes…

Don’t fuss to much about this as the moment, as we are going to go deep into the music when we explore time and rhythm in later lessons.

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Whole, Half, Quarter, Eight, Sixteenth Rests…

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Note & Rest Equivalents

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Dotted Notes & Rests

A dot placed right after a note head or a rest indicates that it should last 50% longer…

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Triplets

A triplet is three notes played in the same duration as two…

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learn more… Music Notation: Key Signatures

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