Figurenotes rhythm is straightforward and literal. The note is as long as it looks.
This means that people using Figurenotes can play together with those using conventional notation.
A four beat bar looks like this:
We can add notes like this:
Each Figurenotes shape is a one beat note.
Can you see that one shape has a tail? That means you continue the sound. The tail lasts as long as the note should.
These squashed notes are taking up half a beat each:
Blank bars are rests. There is no note, so we don’t play. We wait and count the number of beats.