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Drum notation - Tie and dot in drum sheet music


Tie - In drum sheet music, a tie joins together two notes of the same pitch indicating that they are to be played
for the combined duration of their time values.
Dot - A dot on the right side of a note or rest shows that the time value is increased by half.
For example, the value of a dotted quarter note becomes 3/8.


This score contains an example of tied note and an equivalent notation, but using a rest symbol.

Drum sheet music - Tie

The following score shows an example of dotted note and equivalent notations, using a tie or a rest symbol.

Drum sheet music - Dot





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