In this lesson, our instructor Laura Ryan goes through an introduction of rests as representations of silence. Similar to her rhythmic notation lessons, she begins with whole rests, moves on to half rests, and finishes off with quarter, eighth, sixteenth, and thirty-second notes. Laura finishes with placements of rests on the staff.
Every whole, half, quarter, eighth, sixteenth and thirty second note has an equivalent rest worth the same counts in silence.
The placement of these rests is very important, review the examples to be sure you are writing the rest correctly.
Adding up notes and rests to the correct time signature can be tricky, count carefully!
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.
This book breaks down a difficult subject in a simple way—even for those who think they have no rhythm or consider themselves tone deaf. With clear, concise language, it explains everything from bass-clef basics to confusing codas. This new edition includes: a brand-new CD, a comprehensive ear-training section, musical examples of intervals, scales, chords, and rhythms, and aural exercises so readers can test their ear training and transcription skills.
Authors: Andrew Surmani, Karen Surami, Morton Manus
Publisher: Alfred Music
This book is an all-in-one theory course which you will learn the essentials of music through 75 concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the enclosed ear training CDs, and test your knowledge with a review that completes each of the 18 units. Answers are included in the back of the book for all exercises, ear training and review.