# The length of sound or silence in music reading.

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The length of sound or silence in music reading.
Note Duration The length of sound or silence in music reading.

What is “Beat”?

A Beat is a steady reoccurring pulse
A Beat is a steady reoccurring pulse. It might be a slow pulse or a fast pulse

What is Rhythm?

Rhythm is the organization of sound lengths.

Sound lengths are called note duration or notes
Sound lengths are called note duration or notes. There are two types of note duration: Notes and Rests. Each note has a specific length assigned to it when it is in a specific time signature.

Whole Note This is a whole note, it gets 4 beats when in common time.

Half Note This is a half note. It gets 2 beats in common time.

Quarter Note This is a quarter note. It gets one beat in common time.

Eighth Note This is an Eighth Note. It gets ½ of a beat in common time.

Two Eighth Notes Sometimes two or more eighth notes are connected and look like this.

Sixteenth Note This is a sixteenth note. It gets ¼ of a beat in common time.

Multiple Sixteenth Notes
Four sixteenth notes look like this.

Whole Rest This is a whole rest. It gets four beats of silence.

Half Rest This is a half rest. It gets two beats of silence.

Quarter Rest This is a quarter rest. It gets one beat of silence.

Eighth Rest This is an eighth rest. It gets ½ beat of silence.

Sixteenth Rest This is a sixteenth rest. It gets ¼ beat of silence.

Can you remember each note name and how many beats it gets?
Let’s Review Can you remember each note name and how many beats it gets?

State the name and the duration.

Correct, it is an eighth rest which gets ½ beat.

State the name and the duration.

Correct, it is a quarter note which gets 1 beat.

State the name and the duration.

Correct, it is a quarter rest and received 1 beat of silence.

State the name and the duration.

Correct, it is a half note which gets two beats.

State the name and the duration.

Correct, it is an eighth note which gets ½ beat.

State the name and the duration.

Correct, it is a whole note and gets four beats.

State the name and the duration.

Correct, it is a half rest which gets two beats of silence.

State the name and the duration.

Correct, it is a whole rest and gets four counts of silence.

Excellent Job!!

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