The Eclipse Self-Instructor for 5 string banjo

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THE NOTES IN ROTATION.
Treble Clef. Bass Clef.
It will be observed that in continuous scales a note of the same name may occur several times, but always in a different position.
THE FORM AND VALUE OF NOTES.
The value or duration of a note or of a rest is determined by the form of the same. The following" Table serves to illustrate this: _
TABLE. One Whole Note (or one Ear)
is the equivalent of two half notes, or 4 quarter notes.
or 8 eighth notes. or 16 sixteenth notes..
or 82 thirty-second notes.
or 64 sixty-fourth notes.
RESTS.
A Rest is a character indicating* a temporary suspension of sound or pause while playing. There is a rest to.correspond with each note, and it has the sameTalue in regard to duration of time as the note.
Rests,(or pauses) beyond the extent of a single bar,are indicated by numbers thus:.






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