note value

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note value

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(Music, other) another term for time value
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Noun1.note value - (music) the relative duration of a musical note
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
duration, continuance - the period of time during which something continues
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I was inclined to attribute the unevenness of her playing of the first two preludes to something in the sources, or perhaps to the use of paired fingerings; but neither explanation, nor an attempt to apply French inegales (the inequality inclines, in any case, towards Lombardy rather than France), could possibly account for the generally lumpy playing elsewhere or for the omission of a vital quaver rest in the second bar of the A minor fugue.