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Muted rhythmic values

How to play rhythmic values of silence?

What is a sigh, a half-pause and a pause?

To start in rhythmic music theory, there are symbols that indicate where we play (rhythm values played) and what is not played (rhythmic values of silence).
Then you can note that there are also symbols which indicate the places where we do not play.
Which is practical for playing rhythms on the guitar or any other instrument.
In fact, these symbols will correspond in particular to rhythm values such as the whole note, the half note and the quarter note.
They will tell us that we must not produce any sound but also the duration of this sound interruption.
If you prefer, it's a bit like the “shhhh” version of the rhythmic values that we play.

Your first three rhythmic values of silence

Here we will discover what are the first 3 silent rhythmic values which therefore correspond to the quarter note, the half note and the whole note.
Silences are the rhythmic signs that indicate the interruption of your sound. Depending on their different representation (figure), each silence will express a more or less long duration of the interruption of the sound.
Here's a little reminder for you:
A sigh is worth a quarter note.
Half a break is worth a half.
A break is worth a round.