Counting the Whole Note HB


I will use the term “counts” in this section. The terms “counts”, “beats”, and “clicks” will all mean the same thing (they are synonymous).

As we discuss the whole note we will use the following time signature: Click here for a review of the time signature.

  • Each whole note gets 4 counts
  • There is only one whole note per measure in 4/4 time (it fills the whole measure):

Let’s Count