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.
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half′ note`


n.
a musical note equivalent in time value to half a whole note.
[1590–1600]
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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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