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KINDS OF REST AND NOTES

NOTES
REST

Large (Latin: Maxima) / Octuple whole


note (or octuple note)

Long / Quadruple whole note (or


quadruple note)

Breve / Double whole note (or double


note)

Semibreve / Whole note

Minim / Half note

Crotchet / Quarter note

Quaver / Eighth note


For notes of this length and shorter, the note
has the same number of flags (or hooks) as
the rest has branches.

Semiquaver / Sixteenth note

Demisemiquaver / Thirty-second note

Hemidemisemiquaver / Sixty-fourth note

Semihemidemisemiquaver / Hundred
twenty-eighth note
Demisemihemidemisemiquaver / Two
hundred fifty-sixth note

kinds of music notes

Whole note-A note having the time value of two half notes or four quarter notes, represented by a ring with no

Half note-: A note having the time value of two quarter notes or half of a whole note, represented by a ring with

Quarter note- A musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note or half a half note.

8th note-An eighth note (American) or a quaver (other English-speaking countries) is a musical note played for
the name.
Types of Rests:
For each type of note you learned beforehand there is a
corresponding rest.

The whole rest:

Looks like:

a dark rectangle attached to a bar line, facing


downwards. (1 shown)

The half rest:

Looks like:

a dark rectangle attached to a bar line, facing upwards. (2


shown)

The quarter rest:

Looks like:

a squiggly line. (4 shown)

The eighth rest:

Looks like:

a slanted line with a dot. (8 shown)

The sixteenth rest:

Looks like:

a slanted line with a double dot. (16 shown)