Dots and Ties

Dotted Notes Dotted notes are notes with a small dot on the right side. When a dot is added on the right side of a note (or rest), its original duration is increased by half. Dotted Half Note Dotted half note A dotted half note is equal to the sum of a half note plus a quarter note (a quarter […]

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Note Duration & The Different Note Types

Note Duration Note duration is defined as the length of time to hold the note. There are different note types to indicate the different note durations. Whole Note (Semibreve) A whole note (American English) or semibreve (British English) is a note type that has the longest note duration. Half Note (Minim) A half note (American English) of minim (British English) […]

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