Dotted minim

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Definition

A note that last for 3 beats.

A dot after a note increases its length by half of its original length, so without the dot this note lasts for 2 beats, adding the dot means it is 2 + 1 = 3 beats.

Examples

A dotted minim and dotted minim rest
Dotted minims in musical context


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