musical note


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Noun1.musical note - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical soundmusical note - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
musical notation - (music) notation used by musicians
musical scale, scale - (music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)
keynote, tonic - (music) the first note of a diatonic scale
supertonic - (music) the second note of a diatonic scale
mediant - (music) the third note of a diatonic scale; midway between the tonic and the dominant
subdominant - (music) the fourth note of the diatonic scale
dominant - (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
submediant - (music) the sixth note of a major or minor scale (or the third below the tonic)
leading tone, subtonic - (music) the seventh note of the diatonic scale
pedal, pedal point - a sustained bass note
trill, shake - a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
middle C - the note designated by the first ledger line below the treble staff; 261.63 hertz
chord - a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together
passing note, passing tone - a nonharmonic note inserted for transition between harmonic notes
semibreve, whole note - a musical note having the longest time value (equal to four beats in common time)
half note, minim - a musical note having the time value of half a whole note
quarter note, crotchet - a musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note
eighth note, quaver - a musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note
semiquaver, sixteenth note - a musical note having the time value of a sixteenth of a whole note
demisemiquaver, thirty-second note - a musical note having the time value of a thirty-second of a whole note
hemidemisemiquaver, sixty-fourth note - a musical note having the time value of a sixty-fourth of a whole note
acciaccatura, appoggiatura, grace note - an embellishing note usually written in smaller size
blue note - a flattened third or seventh
monotone - a single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts)
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And then there stole into my fancy, like a rich musical note, the thought of what sweet rest there must be in the grave.
Can a musical note be so lofty, so haughtily beautiful!
There are not more than five musical notes, yet the combinations of these five give rise to more melodies than can ever be heard.
It had cost Adam a great deal of trouble and work in overhours to know what he knew over and above the secrets of his handicraft, and that acquaintance with mechanics and figures, and the nature of the materials he worked with, which was made easy to him by inborn inherited faculty--to get the mastery of his pen, and write a plain hand, to spell without any other mistakes than must in fairness be attributed to the unreasonable character of orthography rather than to any deficiency in the speller, and, moreover, to learn his musical notes and part-singing.
To this day every musical note is still played and sung live - thus enhancing the dynamic feel of the show.
Each wind-activated chime ranges between 8 and 16 inches in diameter and varies in length from 5-10 feet, depending on the musical note and frequency it is designed to play.
Each time a letter falls, it is associated with one musical note [sa re ga ma pa dha ni].'
So make a musical note in your diary and he and his band members will be waiting at a venue near you.
What distinguishes the recording of the UAE national anthem is standardising the music as well as developing a unified musical note. It can be downloaded from the website of the UAE Cabinet website ( www.uaecabinet.ae ).
What word describes a musical note that is neither sharp nor flat?
The sessions end on a musical note with songs and tambourine bashing.
The Casimir Music Instructional System provides music students with eye-catching visual cues that will increase the probability of them learning and remembering each musical note. By doing so, the product will prove essential in helping children increase their proficiency in learning how to play instruments such as the piano.