EZ Piano Method
EZ Lesson 3
The Quarter Note
In music, different kinds of notes are used, to tell us how long each note should last.

The notes you have seen so far, are called Quarter Notes, and last for one beat, or count.

Just to remind you, here is what a quarter note looks like.


If you had to play four Quarter Notes one after the other, each one would last for one count.

Here are four Quarter Notes.( I have used the note G above Middle C, played with finger 5 of the right hand )
Watch the video, to see how they would be played.
Quarter notes
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Practice this on your keyboard, counting the beats out loud, ( 1, 2, 3, 4 )
and try to keep a steady rhythm.

Now let's look at another kind of note.....
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