a musical rest having the time value of half a whole rest or equal in duration to two beats in common time
A half rest is a pause or interval of silence equal in duration to two quarter rests or one half of a whole rest. In common or 4/4 time, its duration is two beats.
A symbol used in musical notation drawn as a solid rectangle directly above the middle line of a staff whose height is half the distance between lines.
The numerical value of half rest in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of half rest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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