Dotted note

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(Mus.) a note followed by a dot to indicate an increase of length equal to one half of its simple value; thus, a dotted semibreve is equal to three minims, and a dotted quarter to three eighth notes.

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The impression gained from the last few examples is that French Baroque composers used simple dotting, probably expecting their performers to read these figures overdotted, whereas others (including 19th-century Frenchmen, like Bizet) used double dotting or extra pauses with the same rhythmic figures.