Music Notes and Rests

19 terms by MaggieMcNeice

Create a new folder

Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Create a free Quizlet account to save it and study later.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

notes, rests, beats, 4/4

1 beat

Quarter Note

1 beat

Quarter Rest

4 beats

Whole Note

4 beats

Whole Rest

3 beats

Dotted Half Note

2 beats

Half Note

2 beats

Half Rest

1/2 beats

Eighth Note

1/2 beat

Eighth Note

1/2 beat

Eighth Rest

2 beats

Half Note

1 beat

Quarter Rest

1 beat

Quarter Note

Dot rule

A dot is equal to HALF the value of the note it follows. A dot following a half note is worth 1 beat. A dot following a quarter note is worth 1/2 beat.

4/4 Meter

4 beats in a measure. A quarter note is one beat.

Rest Rule

You don't play during a rest! Don't put the same rest nexts to each other.

A beat is...

A measurement of music.

A note is...

a beat of sound.

A rest is....

a beat of silence. Shhhh!

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set