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whole note

n. Music
A note having the value of four beats in common time.

whole note

n
(Music, other) US and Canadian a note, now the longest in common use, having a time value that may be divided by any power of 2 to give all other notes. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): semibreve

whole′ note`



n.
a musical note equivalent in value to four quarter notes.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whole note - a musical note having the longest time value (equal to four beats in common time)whole note - a musical note having the longest time value (equal to four beats in common time)
musical note, note, tone - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
Translations

whole note

n (Am) (Mus) → semibreve f
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