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Music 6 Lesson 1

Welcome to Music 6 Class!
Mrs. Daylyn H. Aquino
Rhythm: Notes and Rests
1. Identify the values of the notes/rests used in a
particular song
Opening Song & Prayer
 Rhythm is one important element that musicians of
all types have to adapt with their passion for music.
 Rhythm is the regular flow of music through time. It is
the life of music. It is observed and felt in the
movements of humans and animals, in the swaying
of trees and in running vehicles. In order for you to
fully understand rhythm; you need to learn its
elements such as pulse, tempo and meter.
 Music is made up of different kinds of notes and rests
to represent duration of sounds and silence. They
are used in making compositions.
 Notes are symbols for sounds in music and rests are
symbols for silence.
Kinds of Notes and Rests
 Do you know how songwriters create a
composition? If you are going to compose a song,
how will you make it? In writing a song, a
songwriter uses notes and rests and places them…
…on a staff along with other musical symbols.
Chart 1- Different Kinds of Notes and Rests
1. How many kinds of notes/rests are there in the chart?
2. What are the kinds of notes?
3. What are the kinds of rests?
4. What kind of note has a shaded note head, stem
and a tail?
5. What is the value of a whole note/rest?
6. What kind of note/rest receives 1⁄4 of a beat?
7. What kind of note/rest receives 2 beats?
8. What kind of note/rest receives 1 beat?
9. If a half rest has two beats, how many quarter rests
are there to 1 half rest?
 Notes and rests are musical symbols on a staff that
designate when to play and when not to play.
 Notes on a staff represent what pitch to play and for
how long.
 Notes and rests have specific values or number of
 Let’s watch a video to learn more about notes and
rest.(copy and paste in YouTube)
Match the notes and rests in column A with their
names in column B.
Read the questions carefully and encircle the letter of
the correct answer.
1. What note receives 2 beats?
a. eighth note
b. half note
c. quarter note
d. sixteenth note
2. Which of the following rests receives four beats of
a. eighth rest
b. quarter rest
c. sixteenth rest
d. whole rest
3. What note receives one half
of a beat?
4. Which symbol receives two
beats of silence?
5. _____ note receives one fourth of a beat?
a. Eight
b. Half
c. Quarter
d. Sixteenth
6. How many beats are there in a combination of quarter
note and a half note?
a. one beat
b. two beats
c. three beats
d. four beats
7. How many beats of silence a sixteenth rest receives?
a. 4
b. 2
c. 1
d. 1⁄4
8. What kind of rest receives two beats?
9. How many beats does a whole note (
) receive?
a. 4 beats b. 3 beats c. 2 beats d. 1 beat
10. Why do notes and rests have their corresponding
a. To know the melody
b. To find out the dynamics
c. To know the pitch of the song
d. To determine the number of beats
Balance the following sets of notes with equivalent sets
of rests by drawing the rests on the other side of
the see-saw.