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12. Adding Rests Exercises

Grade 2 Music Theory - Lesson 12: Adding Rests Exercises

Suitable for:  ABRSM Grade 2   Trinity Grade 2   GCSE   AP Music Theory Beginners 

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Writing Rests

In each of the numbered spaces add the rest named below, as shown in the answer to [1].

[1] crotchet (quarter) rest
[2] quaver (eighth) rest
[3] whole bar rest
[4] dotted crotchet (quarter) rest 

rests 1 0 0rests 1 0 1rests 1 0 2rests 1 0 3rests 1 0 4

 

[5] whole bar rest
[6] semiquaver (sixteenth) rest
[7] quaver (eighth) rest
[8] minim (half) rest
[9] crotchet (quarter) rest

rests 2 0 0rests 2 0 1rests 2 0 2rests 2 0 3rests 2 0 4

 

[10] minim (half) rest
[11] semibreve (whole) rest
[12] quaver (eighth) rest 

rests 3 0 0rests 3 0 1rests 3 0 2

 

Working Out Rests

Add the correct rest(s) at the places marked * in these tunes, to make each bar complete.

rests 4 0 0rests 4 0 1rests 4 0 2rests 4 0 3

 

rests 5 0 0rests 5 0 1rests 5 0 2rests 5 0 3rests 5 0 4

 

rests 6 0 0rests 6 0 1rests 6 0 2rests 6 0 3rests 6 0 4

 

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