Discuss the lesson: Intro to Music Theory Part 3- Rests & Exercises


#1

https://banjobenclark.com/lessons/intro-to-music-theory-part-3-rests-exercises-beginner

It’s not only the notes you play, it’s also the notes you don’t…


#2

Lesson 3 of Music Theory - Notes and Rests - when counting the 16th notes 1 e &a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a - what does the “e” and “a” stand for - if anything?

Thanks!


#3

It’s the silence (pause) between the notes


#4

16th notes are what you get when you divide a beat into 4 parts. When you only divide a beat into two part, you can “say” them by 1 &, 2 &, etc. But when you divide into 4 parts, you need syllables to represent the 4 divisions, which is what 1e&a does.