quarter note

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quarter note

n. Music
A note having one-fourth the time value of a whole note. Also called crotchet.
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quarter note

n
(Music, other) music US and Canadian a note having the time value of a quarter of a semibreve. Also called: crotchet
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quar′ter note`



n.
a musical note equal in time value to one quarter of a whole note.
[1755–65]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quarter note - a musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole notequarter note - a musical note having the time value of a quarter of 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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Translations
fjórðapartsnóta
četrtinka
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The initial 'no', 'nay', and 'never', which together occupy two bars in most collected versions, are instead allotted a whole bar each, and followed by the blank fourth bar which, together with the crotchet rest on the first beat of bar 5, leaves four empty beats to accommodate the famous handclaps.
Children in the second year (aged 6-7 years, NSW year 1) and third year (aged 7-8 years, NSW school year 2) of the school-age program have covered simple-time rhythms including crotchets, quavers, crotchet rest, semi-quavers and the minim.
Further, the use of the modern crotchet rest in lieu of the Spanish tripla mensuration symbols in the incipits should have been explained (see Exx.