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.

See also: Dotted

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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If a cell with only dot 3 follows a pitch/duration cell, it is a dotted note and follows the same rules as a dotted note in standard notation.
If a short note comes first and the second is dotted, the duration of the first note should be curtailed, and that of the dotted note increased proportionately.
Arithmetically speaking, overdotting is simply defined as lingering on the dotted note in certain rhythmic figures (??
Lengthening the dotted note, resulting in shortening of the following upbeat, is the salient feature of the `jerky style'.
as `The dotted note and the so-called "French style"', Early music, v (1977), pp.310-24; `External evidence and uneven notes', Musical quarterly, lii (1966), pp.448-64; `The question of rhythm in the two versions of Bach's French Overture, BWV831', Studies in Renaissance and Baroque music in honor of A.
In his programme notes Goebel adopted Neumann's stance against overdotting and synchronization, yet in other details of performance he faithfully sticks to the modern conventions of reading dotted notes, such as persistent sharp articulation (??
I think that overdotting refers primarily to the dotted note and its complement that together make up the beat, thus ???
indeed, with his third chapter-heading, |Long and short notes', it is odd that he manages to get through without mention of Quantz; and elsewhere, reading of the variable dotted note, one could be in 18th-century France.
Volume 1 starts from "ground-zero" and works from the student's very first breath to the acquisition of a range of g-c", the ability to play louder and softer, to play long and short articulations, to understand accidentals, to play rhythms of whole, half, quarter, eighth, sixteenth, and dotted notes, and even a little transposing (to get them used to it early).
Teach Yourself Drums also addresses Dotted Notes, Triplets, and incorporating the feet.
For example, in the issue of assimilating dotted notes to triplets, where C.
(A word of caution: in this Mensurstrich-based approach, long or dotted notes extending into a new line are not indicated at the start of that line.