I should have been clearer. If the entire bar is empty then a whole
rest is needed.
But I would never write [Quarter note followed by whole rest] or its
On 14 Jan 2011, at 00:09, John Howell wrote:
Yes. Also never use a whole rest. If the division is unclear I
usually divide 3+2.
Isn't the convention to use a whole rest no matter the meter, at
least up to something like 4/1 time? My feeling is that I would
never NOT use a whole rest in 5/4.
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