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Drum notation - Notes and rests in drum sheet music

Notes and rests - Musical charts and drum sheet music are made by notes and rests, their value expresses the duration.
The value is expressed in relation to the measure: in a 4/4 rhythm, the sum of the notes and rests values contained in a measure is 4/4.
The first score shows the different notes, the second one shows the rests of the corresponding value.

Drum sheet music - Notes

       Whole 1/1          Half 1/2         Quarter 1/4       Eighth 1/8     Sixteenth 1/16 Thirty-second 1/32 Sixty-fourth 1/64

Drum sheet music - Rests

Rest whole          Rest 1/2            Rest 1/4           Rest 1/8          Rest 1/16          Rest 1/32         Rest 1/64     

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