In four-four time, a sixteenth note counts as one-quarter of a beat. During a single beat, four of these notes can be played. Sixteen of these notes make up a whole measure. More »

Pop-rock music group Coldplay uses three prominent chords throughout the song "Clocks": E minor, B flat minor and F minor. These chords are the foundations of the oscillating sixteenth notes in the memorable beginning ri... More »

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To identify notes, one first learns to identify the musical staff and the two major clefs used. Next, the learner can progress to differentiating actual note values, how they are drawn and connected. After that, the lear... More »

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Create rap beats using electronic hardware, a digital audio workstation or a combination of both. Creating beats also requires an understanding of musical structure, melody, rhythm and sampling. More »

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According to the Mayo Clinic, the average adult heart beats 60 to 100 times per minute, which translates to 86,400 to 144,000 beats per day. Some athletes have a lower heart rate because their hearts are typically strong... More »

"Allegro moderato" means "moderately quick," and signifies that a song has a tempo between 112 and 124 beats per minute. Composed of the two Italian words "allegro" and "moderato," which means "fast" modified by "moderat... More »

In musical notation, a second dot placed after a note or rest indicates that the beat is to be extended by one-half of the value of the first dot. The value of the first dot depends on what the original note is. More »

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