Music Basics – Rhythm and Chords[ad name=”468×60-banner”] Music Basics Series – Part 5 By Jan Durrant BASICS OF RHYTHM Both the Quarter Note and the Quarter Rest get one beat. Continue reading Music Basics – Rhythm and Chords Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditTumblrPinterestEmailPrint brianedm December 24, 2008. No Comments on Music Basics – Rhythm and Chords. Categories: Music Basics Series, Piano For Beginners. Tags: blocked chord, broken chord, quarter note, quarter rest, rhythm.