semibreve


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to semibreve: half rest, half note

sem·i·breve

 (sĕm′ē-brĕv′, -brēv′, sĕm′ī-)
n.
A whole note in music.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

semibreve

(ˈsɛmɪˌbriːv)
n
(Music, other) music 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. Usual US and Canadian name: whole note See also breve2
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

whole′ note`



n.
a musical note equivalent in value to four quarter notes.
[1590–1600]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.semibreve - a musical note having the longest time value (equal to four beats in common time)semibreve - 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
نَغْمَه موسيقيَّه طَويلَه
celá nota
helnode
heilnóta
pilnoji gaida
vesela nots
celá nota
polovinka
dörtlük notatam nota

semibreve

[ˈsemɪbriːv] N (Brit) → semibreve f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

semibreve

semi-breve [ˌsɛmiˈbriːv] n (British) (MUSIC)ronde fsemi-circle semicircle [ˈsɛmisɜːrkəl] ndemi-cercle m
in a semi-circle
We sat in a semi-circle → Nous nous sommes assis en demi-cercle.semi-circular semicircular [ˌsɛmiˈsɜːrkjʊlər] adjsemi-circulaire
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

semibreve

[ˈsɛmɪˌbriːv] n (Brit) (Mus) → semibreve f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

semibreve

(ˈsemibriːv) noun
in music, a note equal in length to two minims.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
A Beer, Burgers and Beethoven evening is on a programme of events for Semibreve, which combines concerts with food.
Despite the irregular barring, this music nearly always follows a regular tactus that is one semibreve (or dotted semibreve) in length; when this pattern breaks down (as in the Toccata no.
A Crotchet B Quaver C Breve D Semibreve QUESTION 10 - for 10 points: Rock band The Who never had a UK No but two singles got to No 2.
In musical notes, which is bigger - a crotchet or a semibreve? 18.
But as Hyun-Ah Kim notes, the BCPN preface consistently "conveys a reduction of the normal note values and the proportional relationship between the notes." Typically, the square note is a breve, the diamond shaped note a semibreve, etc.
Annie Ball and Pia Castleton are gaining a reputation for twinning the two things very nicely through their Semibreve Supper Club which is celebrating its first birthday in August.
All'inizio c'e solo la sparizione della misura e verso la fine compaiono segni che indicano una voce spinta al massimo verso gli zigomi come punti risuonatori, o altri che indicano che quella nota e piu corta della semibreve.
In Taste, at the back of the mag, our artist friend Charles Evans dines handsomely in Lesbury and we meet the founders of the Semibreve Supper Club who are celebrating its first birthday with a very special picnic.
The British system of note value naming is used throughout (crotchet, minim, semibreve, quaver).
In music, how many crotchets equal a whole note or semibreve? 13.