A rest is a period of silence, just as a note is a period of tone. In musical patterns, the silences are just as important as the sounded notes in order to establish rhythm and to break the monotony of steady sound. The rests have the same duration values as notes:

Halloween is coming soon!

¡Vamos a mover el esqueleto!

Let it go

El mes que viene celebraremos en el cole el Día de Santa Cecilia (Patrona de la Música). Va a ser un día cargado de sorpresas. Comenzaremos aprendiendo esta canción...

Rhythm and Musical Figures.

Rhythm is maybe the first thing to learn about music, because the basic musical instinct is mainly rhythmic, before than melodic. These are the names in English for the most common figures that take part in conventional music: