half note


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half note
from Fra Jacopino (1614)
by Girolamo Frescobaldi
(1583-1643)
A. half note
B. quarter note

half note

n. Music
A note having one half the value of a whole note.

half′ note`


n.
a musical note equivalent in time value to half a whole note.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.half note - a musical note having the time value of half a whole notehalf note - a musical note having the time value of half a whole note
musical note, note, tone - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
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For example, students seeing a quarter note will clap while saying "Quarter"; upon seeing a half note, students will clap on the word "Half and keep hands held together, as if they were holding down a piano key, on the word "Note"; dotted half notes are clapped on "Half while holding hands together for "Note Dot.
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41), for example, the editor replaces Couperin's dotted half-note (d (1)) following the eighth rest in the top voice (one symbol) with an "eighth note tied to a half note tied to an eighth note" (three symbols connected with ties), although a footnote at the bottom of the page does explain the original notation in the source.
In 1979 the Half Note Jazz Club was founded in Athens.
Angel Sanchez podria ahora disfrutar junto al piano blanco del Half Note de Bill Hewet del saxo de Dexter Gordon, las manos de Montoliu o Lou Benett y otros grandes del Jazz, en sus escapadas a Las Palmas desde Paris, donde eran dados por "desaparecidos".
We will print another Make Money half note tomorrow and then the final one in the Sunday Mail.
The second row is tuned a half note from the main row: for example, D/C#.
Student may choose a whole note root chord per measure, a half note root chord and half note first inversion, or half note first inversion chord and half note second inversion chord.
One motive consists of a dotted whole note followed by a half note, and is used in Tones 1, 2, 4, 6, and 7.
If the children are ready for more of a challenge, you can add the half note (**), which is held for two beats, and the whole note (**), which is held for four beats.
Stress and tension are felt at least some of the time by 88% of Americans, a Harris Interactive poll found, and half note that such conditions have increased over the last year.
If you make a complete bank note by matching a left and right half note of the same cash value, you've won that amount.