Musical Dictionary

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Whole Note/Rest

A note that is played for one full beat. The length of the beat can be found by looking at the time signature. A whole rest means that no note is played for a beat.

Category: Notes and sheet music




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Musical Dictionary

Our Interactive Dictionary of Musical Terms®.

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Whole Note/Rest

A note that is played for one full beat. The length of the beat can be found by looking at the time signature. A whole rest means that no note is played for a beat.

Category: Notes and sheet music




Pronunciation:

Example:

 

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