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Duration of sounds

Duration of sounds is an essential factor in music. All articles of this category are about Duration of sounds.

Tempo

Tempo

Tempo and beat definitions: Tempo refers to the speed at which a piece of music will be played. Beat is a regular pulse which may be dictated by a metronome. Look at some examples of tempo marks. Read more about...

Note values

Note values

Learn about note values: Double-whole note (Breve), Whole note (Semibreve), Half note (Minim), Quarter note (Crotchet), Eighth note (Quaver), Sixteenth note (Semiquaver), Thirty-second note (Demisemiquaver), ... Read more about...

Rest values

Rest values

Learn about rest values: double-whole rest (breve rest), whole rest (semibreve rest), half rest (minim rest), quarter rest (crotchet rest), eighth rest (quaver rest), sixteenth rest (semiquaver rest), ... Read more about...

Relations between note and rest values

Relations between note and rest values

Learn about relations between note and rest values. All note values have their equivalent in rest values. For example, a double-whole note (breve) has the same duration as double-whole rest (breve rest) Read more about...

Dots and ties

Dots and Ties

Dots and Ties. Learn about dots, double dots and ties. Dots, double dots ties and fermata are used to increase the value of a note or of a rest. Look at some of examples to understand these notions. Read more about...

Measure (Bar)

Measure (Bar)

Measure (Bar). Learn all about Measure (Bar) and Bars (Barlines): Repeat bars (Repeat barlines), final bars (final barlines) and double bars (double barlines) Read more about...

Time signature

Time signature

Learn all about the time signature in music: The top number refer to the number of beats in one measure (bar) and the bottom number determine the value of one beat Read more about...

Triplets

Triplets

Learn all about triplets: A triplet is a tuplet that permit to divide the beat (or more than 1 beat) by 3 in simple meters. Learn how to play triplets with our examples. Read more about...

Duplets

Duplets

Learn all about duplets: A duplet is a tuplet that permit to divide the beat (or more than 1 beat) by 2 in compound meters. Learn how to play duplets with our examples. Read more about...

Tuplets

Tuplets

In music theory, tuplets are used to divide the beat into a different way from that usually permitted by the time signature. Learn all about tuplets in this article, and how to read most common tuplets like triplets and duplets. Read more about...


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